Many of you may know Vincent Chew, who worked in the Murderecords office during the mid 1990s and was involved with the management of the Halifax Pop Explosion for a number of years.
As you may know Vince was working for the ICSSPE over in Germany. I regret to tell you that tragically, Vince was killed on his way home from work on Thursday Sept 25, 2008. There will be a funeral mass at St.Paul’s catholic church in Richmond, British Columbia on Friday the 10th, following which there will be a wake (reception) to celebrate Vincent’s time on earth.
Chew, Vincent- B.Comm(Dal), LLB(Dal), 32. Formerly from Nova Scotia and British Columbia, died on Sept 25, 2008 in a road accident in Berlin, Germany. Son of DR. Ken & Rosalind Chew, he is survived by his parents, sister (Joyce) and aunt (Emily). An avid sports and music fan, he enjoyed his varied interests while travelling extensively. While in Halifax, he was an active volunteer in the local music scene. He was working with the ICSSPE (European Sports Council). Prior to that, he was with the 15th Asian Games in Qatar, and the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia. Funeral services will be held in BC. Memorial donations may be made to the Nova Scotia Amateur Sports Fund.
Vince’s funeral is at 11am in the church. Eulogy and reception(lunch) at 12pm in the parish hall.
Directions, St.Paul’s is on St. Albans Street., at the corner of St. Alban’s and Blundell Street. in Richmond,BC
If you are unable to make it to Richmond, BC, please come celebrate the life of Vincent Chew on Friday, October 10, 2008, at 4 p.m. in St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 5 Bedford St., Bedford. Reception to follow.