13 Dec '11, 2pm

The legendary and truly inspiring Mdm Teresa Hsu passed away at the age of 113 last week. RIP. - CNA.

The legendary and truly inspiring Mdm Teresa Hsu passed away at the age of 113 last week. RIP. - CNA.

SINGAPORE : Singapore's oldest person and social worker, Teresa Hsu, has died at the age of 113. She passed away peacefully at home on December 7 and was cremated the same day. Ms Hsu was born in China in 1898 and came to Singapore in 1961. She spent her life helping the poor and needy, and continued doing so even after her 110th birthday. She founded Heart to Heart Service and the Home for the Aged Sick, and her commitment to charity earned her the Public Star in 2009. Ms Hsu was known for her unassuming manner and shunned the public eye - up until her death. According to the Heart to Heart Service website, she had asked that no media announcement be made. She had also requested that no rituals or ceremonies be performed, to avoid "disturbance and inconvenience" to others. She further instructed that no claim be made on her ashes, according to a notice posted by Sharana R...

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