May 06, 2021

Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo

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Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo
Hornwah “Sonny” Hoo

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

He makes me lie down in green pastures,

He leads me beside quiet waters,

He refreshes my soul.

Psalms 23

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 pm to 4 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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