Ngae’s Cremation .. As promised, some fotos from the late Ngae’s cremation last week.. The lady in white blouse and denim is Pin Pin, Ngae's widow, and their youngest daughter Xian is the one kneeling down. They headed the last respect for Ngae, followed by family members, and friends. They had to perform 3 bows... Pin Pin and Xian placing the joss stick in front of their beloved's potrait .. The final look.. but certainly not the final touch., Ngae will always and forever be in their hearts.. Xian is 14 years old by the way.. Family members and relatives paying their last respect.. The coffin/casket people(sorry I don't know what exact term to use for them!) preparing for coffin to be taken to the van which will take it on its final journey to the cremation center next door... Guests following the white Estima carrying Ngae's coffin to the cremation center next door. As you can see in the video, PinPin and Xian followed right behind the van, touching it, as though they're pushing and connected to it until it reached the cremation center.. very symbolic .. felt deeply for them.. The coffin being taken out from the white Estima for the final prayer ceremony before the cremation One of those rare occasion..Tey without his precious lens. Substituted with a pretty flower during the service, and ..looking at his phone. Tey and the flower again 🙂 The monks were chanting some prayers during which the guests were given a flower each. I got a white rose. After the prayer, we took turn to place the flowers on the coffin before it was pushed into the furnace..... After the ceremony ended, guests had to wash their hands in a bucket filled with water and flower petals. A ritual to wash away bad omen and evil Among those who came for the cremation.. (Pix snapped by Sofian.TQ!) missjewelz and Sofian ! Xian, Pin Pin and missJeweLz. A video dedication for Ngae.. Share this:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 16 thoughts on “Ngae’s Cremation ..” Add yours Nice tribute! Tks for sharing 🙂 Reply Thanks Paul. 🙂 my pleasure and honour to ! Reply Thanks for posting this not only for rememberance but also for those who didn’t make it on that day. Reply Jamie: thanks.. Yup to share it with those who cudnt make it.. And tq for placing my link in ur website. -julie- Reply Thanks. So sad to watch though. Reply Michael : thank u also. i didn’t manage to say Hello to you during the the run/potluck breakfast. only detected you thru the photos. next time eh. yup, sad indeed… i can’t stop watching the video.. moved me also.. Reply So good of you to share. Missjewelz. Ngae will surely be missed. Such an inspiring character. Never knew that he was suffering so much and yet always smiling and encouraging others. But he had had a great and colourful life too! Farewell to a wonderful friend. Reply thanks SH 🙂 We should set his fighting spirit. such a strong character. will always remember the advice he have shared with me. Reply Thanks so much Julie. I love your tribute. Am sending your link to my children and family if you are ok with it. PinPin Reply aunty PinPin, sure ! i mean of course ! 🙂 the little that i can do for his tribute. take care .. it was really nice to meet you and Xian at the cremation. Reply i was sadden when i heard the news this morning during a run in SJ stadium. I will definitely missed him, missed his love for running, missed his barefooted running style etc. he will always in our hearts, God bless him. Reply Wong : those who knew him were all sadden and shocked with his passing. Our prayers will be with him. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feelings of Ngae. -missjewelz- Reply thank you so much for sharing Julie. Reply thank you for dropping by too. 🙂 how was ur run in Singapura? Reply Ms Jewelz … Ngae has left behind a legacy of good friends. Reply he certainly has. thank you for dropping by all the way from Singapore sir ! truly appreciated I’m doing my bit to tackle Global Warming. Join other members who are making a difference Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.