81-year-old, Critically Ill Man Wishes To Reunite With Family After 35 Years

81-year-old, Critically Ill Man Wishes To Reunite With Family After 35 Years

An 81-year-old palliative care ward patient at St Andrew's Community Hospital, Mr Tang Chor Peng, is seeking to reunite with his long-lost family after 35 years.

[Updated on 8 June 2020]

St Andrew’s Community Hospital on Monday (8 June) said in an update that Mr Tang’s family has been located.

Last Wish

An 81-year-old man in Singapore is wishing to be reunited with his long-lost family whom he has not seen for 35 years, St. Andrew’s Community Hospital’s (SACH) said in an Instagram post on Thursday (4 June).

The man, identified as Tang Chor Peng (陈楚平), is a critically-ill patient in SACH’s palliative care ward.

Tang Chor Peng

Mr Tang Chor Peng | Image source: St Andrew’s Community Hospital / Instagram

Last contact in 1985

According to the hospital’s post, Mr Tang was last in contact with his ex-wife and three daughters back more than 30 years ago, in 1985.

His family used to live at New Upper Changi Road then.

Mr Tang also has a younger brother, 陈旭平 (Chen Xu Ping) with whom he wishes to meet. His brother was said to have been living in Boon Lay with his two children back then.

The hospital said it is Mr Tang’s last wish to meet his family members.

Tang Chor Peng

Mr Tang Chor Peng. | Image source: St. Andrew’s Community Hospital / Instagram

Appeal for family members, information

Mr Tang’s family members or anyone who may have relevant information are requested to contact Ms KT Leong, Senior Medical Social Worker at SACH at 65861013 or email here.

 
 
 
 
 
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Appeal to locate family members of Mr Tang Chor Peng On behalf of Mr Tang Chor Peng 陈楚平, St. Andrew’s Community Hospital (SACH) would like to appeal for help to locate his family members. Mr Tang is 81 years old and currently warded at SACH Palliative Care Ward. Critically ill, Mr Tang’s last wish is to meet with his family members whom he lost contact with more than 30 years ago. His last contact with his ex-wife (林巧玉) and his daughters (陈秀珍, 陈秀莲, 陈素贞) was in 1985. The family used to live at Block 27, New Upper Changi Road, 9th floor. Mr Tang would also like to meet with his younger brother (陈旭平) who lived in Boon Lay with his two children. We would like to appeal for Mr Tang’s family members, or anyone who may have relevant information, to contact Ms KT Leong, Senior Medical Social Worker, SACH, at Tel: 6586 1013 or through email: [email protected] during office hours.

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Nikki De Guzman

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