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Fah Pow Liew  

Fah Pow Liew

September 30, 1960 – March 14, 2015

Fah Pow Liew, age 54, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on September 30, 1960, Fah Pow was a son of Yeam Shoon Liew and Park Yeun Yeong Liew. He made his career as a business program manager with the DuPont Company, where he was employed and respected for his team leadership and work ethic for 25 years.

An avid outdoorsman, Fah Pow enjoyed camping, fishing, biking and skiing. He and his wife, Shannon spent many happy hours together hiking throughout Colorado, Alaska and the Grand Canyon. He liked to boogie all night and there wasn’t a dance competition that he didn’t take home first prize. He was a devout Catholic and recently became a parishioner of St. Margaret of Scotland Church with the chosen Confirmation name of St. Nicholas. Known by family and friends as the “baby whisperer,” Fah Pow adored children. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend to many and will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Yeam Shoon and a brother, Fah Choong Liew. He is survived by his wife, Shannon Maureen Liew; mother, Park Yeun; son, Devin; daughter, Roisin; siblings, Fah Kong Liew, Fah Shin Liew, Fah Onn Liew, Dhee Min Liew-Beven, Chee Cheen Bo and Chee Ling Ham, all of Malaysia, where he was lovingly called David.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5pm until 7pm on Thursday evening, March 19, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Friday morning, March 20, 2015, at St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE 19702. Interment will be held privately in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, FahPow’s last wishes were for donations to be placed for his son at: www.tinyurl.com/FPLiew.

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  1. John Speer, March 16, 2015

    FahPow,

    Rest in Peace my Friend. I am glad I got know you and share many fun times. From skiing to camping – thank you. I still have the Latern you gave us 20 years ago. I will miss you greatly but will cherish many great memories.

    You Friend.

    John Speer

    Shannon, Devin and Roisin,

    My deepest condolences to you all. Your Husband and Dad will be missed but not forgotten. We have all learned from him. He loved you all very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Love.

    John Speer

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  2. Vince Guglielmo, March 16, 2015

    Rest in peace Fah Pow! We will all surely miss your enthusiasm and love of life! You fought a great fight and have moved on to a greater purpose. May God rest your soul and extend his mercy onto your family and friends! You will forever be alive in our hearts!

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  3. ELLEN BROD, March 17, 2015

    FahPow was a very warm. loving & funny person who was loved by all whom meet him, he was a dear friend to my sister Elaine & brother in law Frank, our family loved having him with us during his college days for Christmas at our parents home, prayers are beng sent for his family. RIP FahPow

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  4. G Huckeba, March 17, 2015

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the ‘God of all comfort’ be with you and your family during this difficult time. At 1 Corinthians 15:26 the ‘Bible promises that very soon ‘death will be brought to nothing’. Then, we have the prospect of being reunited with our loved ones right here on this earth {John 5:28,29}. I truly hope this has brought you some comfort and hope. With deepest sympathies, Gracin and family.

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  5. Debbie Post and Carmine Gerrizzo, March 17, 2015

    We are so sorry for your loss. Being new to the neighborhood we wish we could have gotten to know Pow better. All that we have learned about him, Pow was a very special person. Anything we can do for you, please don’t hesitate to ask. Feel free to come over anytime to visit, for a cocktail, or to socialize with us at the fire pit. You are always welcome.

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  6. Liz Brennan, March 18, 2015

    Shannon and family we are so sorry to hear about FaPow this is so sad prayers are being sent to you and your family I remember him being in my sister elaine and franks wedding and we found out after the wedding he had jeans under his tux pants he said I was afraid I would loose my pants lol he always had a smile .and has touched many hearts may peace be with you and your family

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  7. Jasmine Willis, March 23, 2015

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not know your loved one personally, but I do know the pain of losing a loved one in death. It is my hope that you may find comfort from family and friends, and from “the God of all comfort” who can provide us with peace during such difficult times. – 2 Corinthians 1:3

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