Huang Wenyong's body was cremated yesterday and his ashes have been laid to rest at Bright Hill columbarium.At the funeral procession yesterday, the hearse carrying his body passed by Caldecott Hill's MediaCorp studios enroute to Bright Hill crematorium.ActorsÂ including Bryan Wong, Zheng Ge Ping, Brandon Wong,
Zhang Yaodong, Cavin Soh, Zen Chong, Piere Png and Tay Ping Hui were pall bearers for the late veteran actor.Wanbao reported that the urn containing Huang's ashes is housed at Bright Hill columbarium.The veteran actor died of lymphoma at the age of 60 on Saturday evening (Apr 20). More than 500 people turned up at
Teochew Funeral Parlour to bid their final goodbyes yesterday (Apr 24).Not wanting others to worry about him, Huang had kept his illness a secret, refused to be photographed, and even rejected people's attempts to visit him in hospital.Many of his colleagues were shocked when they heard the news, with some thinking it was another hoax.
Emotions ran high at the annual Star Awards Show 1 on Apr 21 as Huang Wenyong's body was cremated yesterday and his ashes have been laid to rest at Bright Hill columbarium.
Huang was remembered for being a friendly colleague and mentor at his wake.Huang shot to fame through his portrayal of the earnest Chinese migrant Ah Shui in the 1984 drama The Awakening with, co-star Xiang Yun. His wish for a re-run of the 1988 drama 'Heiress' -- in which Xiang Yun and Huang played a couple -- is to be fulfilled.Huang's daughter also tweeted that the late actor has 'gone to a better place' and actress Xiang Yun revealed that she had dreamt of the late actor.