Papa Kam
Fong Kam
  • 89 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 28, 1924
  • Place of birth:
    Guangdong, China
  • Date of passing: Apr 4, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    California, United States
母親心愛的丈夫, 兒女慈祥的父親, 孫兒女喜愛的爺爺... -------------------- A beloved Husband, Father and Grandpa



出生日期:   1924年2月28日

出生地点:    廣東省, 中國

终殁日期   2013年4月4日

终殁地点:   加利福尼亞州, 美

---  母親心愛的丈夫, 兒女慈祥的父親, 孫兒女喜愛的爺爺...



 This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Fong Kam, 89, born on February 28, 1924 and passed away on April 4, 2013. We will remember him forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Tina Dong on 4th April 2016

"Can't believe you have left us for three years!  Feels like you never left us!  You're always in our hearts!"

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 4th April 2016

"You had been gone for three years but I am still struggling to live my life without any parent.
I love you father, I miss mom and you."

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 1st March 2016

"As years goes by, I may have changed but not the love I received from you.

Always proud to have you as my father!"

This tribute was added by Chun Kam on 29th February 2016

"As time goes on, memories of yours keep going"

This tribute was added by Pamela Yaeger on 19th January 2016

"Karl and Tina, I'm sorry to hear of your father's passing. He clearly left you and your family with a delicious legacy of memories to treasure. Looking at your photos here and remembering your wedding, it's easy to see his love for family. May he live on in your hearts."

This tribute was added by Calvin Ko on 6th April 2015

"公公, These past 2 years have been a blur. Annabella and Andrew have kept me on my toes. I feel like I need the patience of the Dalai Lama. It makes it all the more impressive that you raised 8 kids. We miss you a lot."

This tribute was added by suk ko on 5th April 2015

"It is a bit hard to believe two years had passed. It was tough to let you go, time healed the pain but time does not lessen the love I have for you. Your smile, your kindness is forever imprinted in my heart. You are a giving tree! You are my hero!"

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 4th April 2015

"Your face in my memory is a bit blurred after 2 years of power wash by time. Nevertheless, your love is forever forge in my heart.
Life will go on but I will cherish the value you passed to me until the end of my day.

廚技精持於寛大, 人無惡恆於善慈"

This tribute was added by suk ko on 28th February 2015

"The lyric "Because you loved me by Celine Dion" truly reflect the feeling and appreciation that I have for you and mom.
"You saw the best there was in me
Lifted me up when I couldn,t reach"
"I am everything I am because you loved me"
"You gave me wings and made me fly
You touched my hand I could touch the sky"
"I was blessed because I was loved by you"

I am truly blessed by your love!
I am everything I am BECAUSE you loved me!!
Miss you both"

This tribute was added by suk ko on 28th February 2015

"Great memories of you and mama rose to my heart  when I made turnip cake and taro cake during the Chinese new year. It reminds me of the aroma of turnip cakes in your house when we came to visit Rochester every time. You express your love through your food. I made scallion with ginger sauce the way you taught me. How I wish you would be here to make turnip cake together. Happy birthday Dad!"

This tribute was added by Chun Kam on 28th February 2015

"漫長人生, 體軀逐漸變疲累,
歷盡挑戰, 內心也覺茫然
得你指引, 燃發生命光芒

You raise me up"

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 22nd December 2014

"Hi Papa and Mama,

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Your grand-kid is having children which mean you two as the root of the giving tree are going very strong..."

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 4th April 2014

"I cannot recall all your cooking receipts but I do remember your love...

I Love you father. I Love you..."

This tribute was added by Tina Dong on 4th April 2014

"We all have such beautiful memories of you, cooking for us, celebrating birthdays and holidays with the family...we will always remember your lovely smile and your love for the family."

This tribute was added by Lih Ko on 4th April 2014

"You are greatly miss; a wonderful gentle and loving man and a great father and grand father.  We miss you - Ko family."

This tribute was added by suk ko on 1st March 2014

"I love your smiles, I miss them dearly. Proud to be your daughter. I will always love you --- Dad"

This tribute was added by suk ko on 28th February 2014

"Happy Birthday! I made a promise to you before that I would celebrate your birthday with you every year. Sadly to know that last year was the last. It is difficult at times to realize you are no longer here. I just have to tell myself you and mom always looking down upon us. You are now my Guardian angels !!!
Love you and miss you!"

This tribute was added by Calvin Ko on 28th February 2014

"Happy Birthday 公公!! We love you very much. We miss you a lot. You are forever in our hearts. Calvin Xuan and Andrew"

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 28th February 2014

""Happy Birthday" Daddy !
We cannot share the sweetness of your birthday cake, we may not sing in harmony to celebrate ... Nevertheless, your smile is always in my heart.
I caught a few of your smile again today and I recommend my brothers and sisters to search for your wonderful gesture again.
I Love you, my dearest father..."

This tribute was added by Betty Kam on 27th April 2013

"To us, you are "Mr.Perfect Dad" in our Kam's family. Dad, Chris and I treasure our years of memory we had with you and Mom forever and ever. You won't be forgotten. You are always with us and right by our side.
We love you dearly! Yukfai and Fungping"

This tribute was added by Calvin Ko on 25th April 2013

"Thank you for all the sacrifices you made for this family. Looking over the pictures, you have so much love behind those eyes and you expressed it through action. I am so proud to have a grandfather like you.
Andrew will hear your stories and how amazing of a grandfather you are."

This tribute was added by Rebekah Kam on 10th April 2013

"You know you have an amazing family when they're willing to drive 7-8 hours to gather together for a weekend and make memories as your stomachs are filled to glorious-food-deliciousness.  Grandpa, you will always be my Iron Chef with all the gentleness of a dove.  Even after you hung up the apron, you were still so loving.  I love you and miss you Grandpa."

This tribute was added by Norman Vale on 9th April 2013

"We met Fong only once at the wedding of Tina and Karl but the memory and image of the man in a tuxedo have remained all these years. The opening picture just reinforced all of that.

Our sincere sympathy to the extended family and Karl in particular."

This tribute was added by Lih Ko on 8th April 2013

"I gentle, kind and great man.  You will be forever miss.  You are a great teacher for all of us to know how to be a kind and loving person.  Thank you for being just who you are.
Love you always from all of us the Ko family."

This tribute was added by Tina Dong on 8th April 2013

"I love your radish cake, the crab meat spinach, and all the delicious dishes you made for us.  The dishes were so delicious because you put a lot of love in them...  

I love your smile, so cute without were the treasure of the family...  I will always miss you and love you!"

This tribute was added by Catherine Kam on 8th April 2013

"No words could be used to describe, it's a great loss.
Enjoy your time with Mom, love you both forever

Wing Fai & Woon Kwan"

This tribute was added by Karl Kam on 7th April 2013

"A generous man who always puts the others first, which I learned from your cooking. You are forever my role model.
I was blessed to share so many memories with you, nevertheless I cannot hold my sadness in tears to say goodbye…My dearest father.

廚技精持於寛大, 人無惡恆於善慈."

This tribute was added by suk ko on 7th April 2013

"My father is "The Giving Tree" in real life. He gave everything to his beloved wife and his eight children. He never complained nor mentioned about his sacrifices. He continues to give until his very last breath.
Thanks dad for getting me to where I am today.
Dad, I missed you and will never stop loving you!"

This tribute was added by Chun Kam on 6th April 2013

"Man of few words with big heart. This is not DNA. It is imprinted. I'm searching for words but got none. I'm searching for memories ...  Thanks to you, my dearest dad.

I really miss you."

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