Kok Kwong Sin, 87, of Howell passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019. He was born in Singapore and raised in China. When Mr. Sin came to the United States in 1960, he settled in New York City and then Mamaroneck, NY. He was the owner of Taku Restaurant in Harrison, NY for over thirty years prior to retiring in 1991. He was an intrepid chef and known for his creative interpretations of traditional dishes, including his famous scallion beef. In his spare time, Mr. Sin enjoyed freshwater fishing, painting, and sculpting. He excelled at reverse calligraphy, painted landscapes, and clay figurines.
Mr. Sin was predeceased by one brother and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wai Fong Sin; two children, Shik Sin and his wife Joan of Howell, and Ling Sin and her husband Jack So of Millstone Township; six grandchildren, Christopher Sin, Ryan Sin and his partner Rosey Candelario, Alycia So and her husband Rupak Bhuyan, Ashley So, Amanda So, and Richard Lennox; great-grandson Ryan Matthew Sin, Jr.; and many nieces and nephews.
He always extended a helping hand to those in need, and his generosity and love of family knew no bounds. He met his lovely wife in Hong Kong; it was LOVE at first sight and they married soon thereafter. The enduring love he shared with Mrs. Sin of 61 years was a beacon and inspiration to his children and grandchildren. He also possessed a whimsical and childlike sense of humor. We remember those many mischievous moments when he would kiss Mrs. Sin just to intentionally make her blush. His easy-going and affable nature was challenged at times by the tribulations of life, but his profound spirit for joy and laughter never dimmed. As he takes leave of us for eternal sleep, we take comfort in knowing that he is at peace and that his spirit will live on through his family. He was truly an Angel among men.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Interment will be private. For those who desire, memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Sin may be made to AstraZeneca Hope Lodge, 110 West Laurel Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19012. For information, directions, or to send messages of condolence to the family, please visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.