Mrs. Maria Ngoc Thi Luong, 85, of Marlboro passed away Saturday April 30th, 2016 after being stricken ill recently with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Bang Trinh to whom she was married for 63 years. She is survived by her three sons; Trung Le Trinh and his wife, of Houston, Tx; Khanh Long Trinh and his wife, of Marlboro; Minh Duong Trinh and his wife, of Manhattan Beach, CA; her five daughters, Nga Thanh Trinh of Malden; Huong Thanh Trinh and her husband, of Grafton; Chau Thanh Trinh and her husband, of Southboro; Thuy Thanh Trinh and her husband, of Philadelphia, PA; Tuyen Thanh Trinh of Stow; one brother Phuc Van Luong and family of Vietnam, one sister-in-law Hang Thi Trinh and family of Vietnam, adopted daughter Phung Thuy Nguyen and family, of Dallas, Tx; nephew Son Dang Trinh and family, of Worcester; thirteen grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was born in Hanoi, Vietnam, the daughter of late Rinh Van Luong and Mao Thi Nguyen. She immigrated to Worcester in 1975 with her family and sister-in-law. She was a wonderful, loving mother devoted to her children, grandchildren and respected by all who knew her. Her Catholic faith played an active role in her life. Her greatest passion and joy is cooking, watching cooking videos on YouTube, vacationing in Maine, and reading stories on all the Saints.
Her funeral will be held on Monday May 16, 2016 at 11:00am with a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect Street in Marlborough, MA. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery, 260 Cambridge Street in Worcester, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 3:00pm-5:00pm at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral.com), 95 West Main Street in Marlborough, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Association