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Katty Fong Cheng

May 17, 1933 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Katty Cheng, 88, of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away in her home on May 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on May 17, 1933, in Macau, China. She met her husband, Jeffrey, in Hong Kong and later immigrated with their family to San Francisco, CA, and eventually to Baton Rouge, LA in 1979. Katty’s love for food and cooking helped to contribute to the popularity of Hunan Chinese Restaurant. Known for her incredibly generous spirit and love of animals, Katty treated everyone with kindness, compassion, and empathy.

Katty is survived by three children, Agnes Yeung (Edmund) of Atlanta, GA, John, Angela Finch (Scott), grandchildren, Erika Britt (Casey), Simon Yeung, Seth, and Owen Finch, great-grandchild, Story Britt, three sisters, and one brother in Hong Kong and her precious cats.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Jeffrey.

Visitation will be held at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Funeral Home on Monday, May 31, 2021, from 8:30 am until services at 10:30 am, followed by burial.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Cat Haven, 11130 N Harrell’s Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, www.cathaven.org/donate.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 31, 2021

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Funeral Service
Monday
May 31, 2021

10:30 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Interment following funeral service
Monday
May 31, 2021

Resthaven Gardens of Memory
11817 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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