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Tere “Christine” Hwang

Tere “Christine” Hwang, age 63, of Newberry, FL, formerly of Orlando, FL, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 28, 2022.  Mrs. Hwang was born February 21, 1958 in Vietnam to Lung Yick and Chun Ly.

Tere grew up in Vietnam and came to the United States as a refugee after the Vietnam War.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the University of California Los Angeles in 1986.  She worked as a computer programmer, before marrying and moving to New York.  After moving to Florida, she worked as a real estate agent for many years before she was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019.  Despite a difficult, 2-year battle with cancer, she remained steadfast in her faith and resolute in her devotion to Christ.  She was a faithful wife and mother, and she enjoyed evangelizing, reading and memorizing Scripture, listening to sermons, gardening, sewing, knitting, and caring for chickens.  She loved the Lord with all her heart, soul, mind, and strength.

She was preceded in death by her father, and is survived by her mother, brothers Gabriel, Kam, and Tom, husband Jingia Hwang, son Charles Hwang Jr., and daughter Mary (Jeremy) Dahl.

Her Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 3:00 pm at the Milam Funeral Home Chapel.  The family will receive friends at 2:00 pm at the Milam Funeral Home.  For those who wish, contributions may be made to her home church, Faith Baptist Church, 500 N Bumby Ave., Orlando, FL 32803.  Arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral and Cremation Services, 22405 W. Newberry Road, Newberry, FL, 32669. (352) 472-5361

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!