Phuong Thao H. Nguyen passed away in San Leandro, California on July 12, 2016. She was born in Vietnam on September 2, 1944. Phuong Thao was a devoted member of three Buddhist temples; Chua Pho Tu, in Hayward, Chua Giac Minh, in East Palo Alto, and An Ton Meditation Center in San Jose. She loved to volunteer for these temples. She was a seamstress for 56 years and was married to her husband, Tien V. Nguyen for 53 years.
She is also survived by her children; Phuong Thuy Nguyen, Phuong Thuy Nguyen, Quang Tien Nguyen, Vinh Tien Nguyen, Trieu Tien Nguyen, Thuy Tien Goodwin and Xuantien Nguyen. Grandchildren; Thuyvy Nguyen, Sonny Nguyen, Tram Anh Nguyen, Jonathan Nguyen, Jason Nguyen, My Tien Nguyen, Anna Nguyen, Ivy Nguyen,Tuyet Nhi Nguyen, Bella Goodwin and Kayla Goodwin.
The viewing is scheduled for Saturday July 16, 2016 from 2:00pm-6:00pm, Sunday July 17, 2016 from 9:00am-1:00pm and Monday July 18, 2016 from 10:30am – 12:00 noon.
The funeral service will be on Monday July 18, 2016 at 12:00 noon followed by a witness cremation.
All services will take place at Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary 267 E. Lewelling Blvd. San Lorenzo, Ca. 94580.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the temple are preferred.