In memory of
Frances Chu
In memory of
Frances Chu
Frances Chu Briarcliff Manor - CHU-Frances Liang. Longtime resident of Briarcliff Manor, NY, she passed peacefully on July 21, 2020 (visiting Columbus, OH), joining her husband Norton Yuen Chu. Survived by son Roderick G. W. Chu and daughter Laura Burke (David), grandchildren Steven Fadden (Shari Rosenzweig) and Karen Fabbri (Gian), and great-grandchildren A.J. and Alexandra Fabbri. Born in Shanghai on January 1, 1930, she attended McTyeire and Utopia University, immigrated to NYC in 1948, and married Norton. She exemplified living the American Dream, raising a wonderful family, attaining career success as a pioneer in data processing with Pan American World Airways, IBM, Chemical Bank (its first female VP), and Saks Fifth Avenue, and community organizations-the first female Rotary Club President in the world (Chinatown NY Rotary), recipient of Rotary International's Service Above Self Award, founding president of the Westchester Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), and other distinctions. Funeral services will be handled by Ballard-Durand in White Plains, NY and limited to her immediate family. Interment in Kensico Cemetery.
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In memory of
Frances Chu
Frances Chu Briarcliff Manor - CHU-Frances Liang. Longtime resident of Briarcliff Manor, NY, she passed peacefully on July 21, 2020 (visiting Columbus, OH), joining her husband Norton Yuen Chu. Survived by son Roderick G. W. Chu and daughter Laura Burke (David), grandchildren Steven Fadden (Shari Rosenzweig) and Karen Fabbri (Gian), and great-grandchildren A.J. and Alexandra Fabbri. Born in Shanghai on January 1, 1930, she attended McTyeire and Utopia University, immigrated to NYC in 1948, and married Norton. She exemplified living the American Dream, raising a wonderful family, attaining career success as a pioneer in data processing with Pan American World Airways, IBM, Chemical Bank (its first female VP), and Saks Fifth Avenue, and community organizations-the first female Rotary Club President in the world (Chinatown NY Rotary), recipient of Rotary International's Service Above Self Award, founding president of the Westchester Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA), and other distinctions. Funeral services will be handled by Ballard-Durand in White Plains, NY and limited to her immediate family. Interment in Kensico Cemetery.
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Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services
2 Maple Ave
White Plains, NY 10601
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