Bro. WANG Shou-Chien,
James (Isidore) FMS
James Wang Shou-Chien FMS
Who died on 12 September 2005 in his 78 year and the 53 year of religious profession.
A wake will be held on 19 September starting from 6pm, in the Kowloon Funeral Parlour, Taikoktsui, with Mass at 8pm.
Funeral Mass will be on
Tuesday, 20 September at 10am, at the Kowloon Funeral Parlour. Burial will
follow at Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Cemetery.
Brother James Wang touched the lives of many young people
Marist Brother James Wang Shou-Chien, was born on 12 February 1927 in Hepei, China. He devoted most of his life to teaching children in Southeast Asia, including Hong Kong, Ipoh, Malacca, Bukit Mertajam and Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, and Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where he touched the lives of tens of thousands of people.
Every one of these people will carry with them a piece of memory of Brother James’ stories, anecdotes, lessons and advice.
Schooled in China and Hong Kong, he was heavily involved in the field of education and understood people from different backgrounds. Greeting people with a smile wherever he went, Brother James was very caring and compassionate. He was a teacher, sub-director, headmaster, superior, director of Community Marists in Hong Kong, and he worked as clerical staff in primary and secondary Catholic schools.
Although he taught math, Brother James was a keen reader and he had a detailed interest in 20th century Chinese history. Indeed, he lived through turbulent times in this part of the world, witnessing the birth of new nations, including Malaysia in 1957.
He passed away from
cancer on the 12 September 2005 at the age of 78 and is survived by his younger