Tuy Loeung, 69, of St. Petersburg, passed away January 12, 2020 at home with family present. She is survived by her husband, Oeun Hom and four children; Lin Ket, Oeut Peralta, Eng Oeun, Eang Oeun, and 6 grandchildren. She has many god-children who she loves as her own. She was born in Cambodia and immigrated to the United States in 1983. She survived the Khmer Rouge regime and fled to Thailand where later the family was sponsored by the Catholic Charity in New Hampshire. With the help and support of the St. Martin, Jackson, and numerous other families, she was able to start a new life in the United States. She lived in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Florida. She has always been an active member of the Cambodian Buddhist Center since moving to Florida in 2004. She has dedicated her life to charity work in building temples, orphanages and donating to the less fortunate in her motherland of Cambodia and in the United States. She has a big heart and is loved by all and will be dearly missed.
There will be a buddhist ceremony Saturday January 18 in the evening and Sunday morning January 19 at the Cambodian Buddhist Center on 2725 35th avenue north, Saint Petersburg.
There will be a viewing on Sunday, January 19 between 1-3pm followed by cremation at 3pm.
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