Her peaceful departure at her home in Roswell, New Mexico, left behind her husband, Roger who is joined in the sorrow of her departure by her brothers, Soo Myong Choe in Baton Rouge, Jae Myong Choe, and Yoon Myong Choe, both from South Korea, two sisters, Bokja Sung of Portland, Oregon, and Woo Keum Choi who preceded Kangja in death. Three children have been by her side in her final hours, Charlene Hiddleston of Omaha, James Greer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Derek Greer of St. Croix in the U.S Virgin Islands. Stepchildren Tami Castronovo, Heather Church, and Christopher Lambert in Oregon and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins and in- laws join in the mourning of her departure. Her life, friendship and departure were followed closely on Facebook by hundreds of friends around the world who recognized that Kangja lived to please others.
Cremation is being handled by Lagrone Funeral Home in Roswell, New Mexico, and a memorial will be held in Kangja’s honor at Lagrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell, New Mexico, on Friday, September 13th, at 3 p.m.
Kangja’s ashes will be scattered on the Caribbean Sea at Pt. Udall, U.S. Virgin Islands, the easternmost point in the U.S. at the site the scattering of the ashes of her sister, Woo Keum.
Condolences may be made online at lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.