Funeral of Joseph Chean – Final Contributions to a Companion’s Journey
Information about the late Joseph Chean
Joseph Chean, at the age of 56, was a prominent figure within the Christian community in Singapore. He held significant positions such as the Strategic Coordinator of the Antioch 21 missionary organization and the National Director for Youth With A Mission Singapore.
As a dedicated religious leader, Joseph Chean devoted much of his life to serving the community, accompanying the youth, and sharing and spreading the Christian faith. He was regarded as an ideal role model and a reliable companion to numerous generations of Singaporean youth.
On the 15th of November, it was both surprising and sorrowful when Joseph Chean unexpectedly passed away, leaving an immeasurable sense of loss for his family and loved ones. He responded to God’s call to his homeland at the age of 56, precisely at the peak of his missionary career.
Information about the wake and funeral service
As per the family’s announcement, the commemoration service for Joseph Chean will be held over 3 days, from the 21st to the 23rd of November 2023, at The Chapel @ St. John’s – St. Margaret (30 Dover Ave, Singapore):
November 21-22: Open for visitation from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
November 21: Prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
November 22: Prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
November 23: Official funeral service at 12:30 p.m.
The services will be live-streamed on the Salt&Light Christian television channel’s YouTube platform. Followers can view the services here.
The family of Joseph Chean has requested that instead of floral wreaths, the community supports charitable activities he was passionate about or contributes to the family’s funeral expenses fund.
Final contributions to a companion’s journey
While the person departs, life continues for those who remain. Yet, for those who journeyed alongside Joseph Chean, his absence leaves an enormous void.
Expressions of affection and gratitude can be conveyed in numerous ways. The community can offer condolences, attend services, and pray for his soul. Some individuals have also chosen to support charitable causes—endeavors that Joseph Chean was passionate about and dedicated his lifetime to.
Through these meaningful contributions, we continue to propagate the spirit and legacy of Joseph Chean. This is the ultimate gift the community can present to a revered companion. Let us collectively extend and perpetuate the noble human values he left behind!