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Sad News – Passing of Mr. Peter Phuoc Tran

It is my sad duty to inform you that my beloved father, Mr. Peter Phuoc Tran, passed away at 1:30 AM in St. Peter’s Hospital on December 12, 2019.

He was born in Ha Noi, North Vietnam on November 25, 1925. He moved to South Vietnam in 1954 and married to my Mom, Maria Con Thai in 1955. They have 7 children, 10 grand children and 5 great-grand-children.

I am his oldest son and a Catholic priest, Fr. Luke Duc Tran, who is Pastor of Christ the King parish in Hillside NJ. My father Peter arrived in the USA with my mother and 5 children in April, 1991. He became US citizen in 1999. My parents converted to Catholicism in November, 2010. They go to the Vietnamese Mass at Christ the King parish in Hillside NJ. My Dad loved watching wrestling and being with his big family to celebrate birthdays, Thanksgiving , Christmas and Vietnamese New Year…

Viewing is from 5 pm – 8 pm on Friday December 13 at Christ the King Church 411 Rutgers Ave, Hillside

Funeral Mass is at 10 am on Saturday December 14, 2019 at Christ the King Church.

Instead of flowers, please send donation to VN-SHEP at 411 Rutgers Ave, Hillside NJ 07205.

Fr. Luke Duc Tran, Pastor, Christ the King Church