|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2009|
Father Emery Tang, a native of Phoenix, AZ, and a well-known preacher, teacher, retreat master and photographer, died quietly in his bedroom at Saints Simon & Jude Friary in Huntington Beach, CA on June 8, 2009 on the fifty-seventh anniversary of his ordination. He was 81 years old, 62 years a Franciscan friar, and 57 years a priest.
Father Tang is survived by siblings Ms. Margaret Tang, Ms. Alice J. Tang, Mr. Robert Tang, Ms. Rose Marie Lee, and Sister Patricia Tang, BVM. He was preceded in death by siblings Judge Thomas Tang, Ms. Mary Ann Tang, and Mr. Eugene Tang.
A Vigil Service will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pavilion at Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church, 20444 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Bonaventure Church, 16400 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach.
Private Inurnment will be at Mission Santa Barbara.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on 6/14/2009.
Mission Santa Barbara Cemetery
Santa Barbara County
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
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