Paul Y. Loong WWII POW was kind and compassionate doctor, treated veterans at East Orange Medical Center, 94
Paul Y. Loong, MD, 94, of Clark, N.J., entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 19, 2018.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m., thence to St. John the Apostle Church in Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be on Monday, March 26, at 2:30 p.m. at Brigadier General Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J. To offer condolences please visit walterjohnsonfh.com.
Dr. Loong was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He proudly served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, during which time he was held as a prisoner of war in Japan for three years. He served again in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during the Korean War.
After his service, Dr. Loong graduated from Manhattan College and then the University of Bologna, Italy, from where he received his medical degree.
Dr. Loong lived in New York City, prior to moving to Clark over 40 years ago. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 328 of Clark. Dr. Loong was a physician with the Veterans Administration at the East Orange Medical Center for over 25 years, where he was known for treating patients with kindness and compassion.
Dr. Loong is survived by his beloved wife, Anna Loong, and his devoted children, Joseph Loong and Theresa Loong.
Published in Star-Ledger on Mar. 21, 2018
Loong, Paul Y. [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Paul is a member of the Class of 1958.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Loong, Paul Y. [MC1958 RIP]
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