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In Memory of

Lorna Lok Ping Cheng

June 29, 1942 - September 9, 2017

Obituary


LORNA LOK PING CHENG, age 75, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017. She was born June 29, 1942 in Shanghai, China. The family moved south from Shanghai to Hong Kong in the early 1950s where she grew up. She attended High School at the Diocesan Girl's School in Hong Kong where she received a bilingual, English and Chinese, education. Lorna went on to attend the University of Hong Kong and graduated in 1963 with a degree in Science. She came to the United States in 1964 to attend Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX,...

LORNA LOK PING CHENG, age 75, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017. She was born June 29, 1942 in Shanghai, China. The family moved south from Shanghai to Hong Kong in the early 1950s where she grew up. She attended High School at the Diocesan Girl's School in Hong Kong where she received a bilingual, English and Chinese, education. Lorna went on to attend the University of Hong Kong and graduated in 1963 with a degree in Science. She came to the United States in 1964 to attend Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, where she earned a Master's Degree in Mathematics. After graduation, she began a career in computer science working for various companies. She also taught computer science at Arizona State University for 7 years as an instructor. She married Dr. Vincent Cheng in 1966 and became US citizens in the early 1980's. They moved to Visalia, CA in 1990.

Lorna was an active member and Deacon of First Christian Church. She enjoyed playing tennis and duplicate bridge. Lorna was the bridge director for the Visalia Bridge Club for over 20 years. Lorna loved to travel having been fortunate to see many far off lands. She and her husband went on cruises to various places and she had the opportunity to be the bridge director for various cruise lines.

She is survived by her siblings, Eva Robinson, Ivy Wong, Jonathan Cheung and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her husband of 51 years, Dr. Vincent Cheng; son, Lester Cheng and granddaughters, Lauren and Kate.

Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at First Christian Church, 1023 North Chinowth Street. There will be a viewing from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia. Please, in lieu of flowers, donations to the First Christian Church of Visalia would be appreciated.

Tributes and condolences may be made at www.millerchapel.com.