May 06, 2021

A fayece: Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo

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A fayece: Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo
A fayece: Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo

It is with profound sadness in our hearts that the Hoo family announces the passing of their
beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, colleague, friend and musician:

Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo

  • 12 – 02 – 1937 – † 26 – 04 – 2021

On behalf of his loving family


  • Larry and Noriza Hoo – Helder
  • Karen and Andre Joubert – Hoo
  • Andrew and Karuna Hoo – Roopnarine
  • Kendall Hoo
  • Kristen Hoo
  • William Hoo


  • Alex and † Marilyn Hoo and family
  • Laicy and Ineke Hoo and family
  • Helen and Leo Richardson – Hoo and family
  • Michael and Vicenta Hoo and family
  • † Joaquin and † Jo Giel and family


  • Darryl and Jerusa Hoo – Lim–Apo
  • Kimberly Hoo
  • Kenrick Hoo
  • Christopher Hoo
  • Amey Joubert and Kelvin Lampe
  • Alyssa Joubert
  • Devan Hoo
  • Keriann Hoo


  • Jaelynne and Kaelynne Vrolijk
  • Haily and Liam Hoo

His assistant at home, like second mom to Kendall, Kristen and William:

Ms. Daisy Rodriguez

Special thanks to:

Dr. D. Giel, Jolanda “Nana” Pieternella and Lisette Pieternella for their attention, assistance and dedication during Sonny’s last moments.

All of sonny’s nieces and nephews, cousins, close friends, Seroe Grandiweg friends, ex-colleagues from Lago, SMPA, APA, Directie Scheepvaart, San Nicolas Business Association, fellow musicians and other family members: Hoo, Williams, Peterson, Giel, Witman, Richardson, Joubert, Helder, Roopnarine, Tromp, Cham.                                  

Farewell service will be held at:

  • The Santa Theresita Church in San Nicolas
  • On Monday, May 3rd 2021
  • From 2:00 pm  to 4:00 pm
  • Our beloved will be cremated in the presence of his close family members after the farewell service.


Please take into account that we will be maintaining all rules and regulations regarding COVID 19. We deeply appreciate your sympathies and condolences. Unfortunately, we are unable to receive any visitors after the farewell service. Our apologies if we have forgotten to mention anyone else during our time of mourning and grief.

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