The late Goh Ah Lan wife of the late Aik Cheong Coffee founder Leong Cheng Lock is send off with a very grand Chinese traditional funeral ceremonies. The hearse leave the Aik Cheong shop at Jonker Walk with ceremonial procession and passed by their old house…
The family members are asked not to look at the coffin which is about to be carried onto a hearse.
The traditional Chinese coffin which is made out of hard solid wood weight about 600kg is being hand lifted.
The solid wood coffin is being placed on the hearse and ready to be covered.
The coffin is being covered by the cloth.
A house is being lifted to covered the coffin for its journey to the burial ground.
This Chinese traditional hearse is now ready for its journey to the final resting place.
The family photo before the journey….
Sprinkling of the gold papers for blessing the soul.
The sons and eldest grandson walking behind the hearse, paying their respect as they send the soul to it’s final resting place.
The mourners walking behind the hearse.
The lead vehicle of the procession carrying the blankets given by well wishers.
Followed by the flowers from people.
The lantern-bearer. The while t-shirt with red cloth is the son-in-law.
The music band.
Pay Fong school band giving their respect during the procession as well.
The hearse driving through Jonker Walk before leaving for the final resting place.