LOWELL Phim Sor, 64, of Lowell, died after a long illness, Saturday, March 28, 2009 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center, in Burlington. He was the husband of Kheng Teng, with whom he married in 1967.
Born August 11, 1944, in Cambodia, he was a son of the late Neak, and the late Neath (Khim) Sor. He was educated in Cambodia, before coming to the United States in 1985, formerly living in Minnesota, and Connecticut before making his home in Lowell.
He resided in the Chelmsford Street area, and was a member of the Glory Buddhist Temple. He was the owner of the New Paradise Restaurant, which he founded in 1999. He was a good family man and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed fixing things around the house, as well as fixing automobiles.
Besides his wife, Kheng, he is survived by five sons, Ryan Sor and his wife, Macy, of Burlington, CT, Keith Sor and his wife, Malen, of Lowell, Pheap Sor, of Burlington, CT, and Sopath Sor and Sophon Sor, both of Lowell; two daughters, Sophea Henderson and her husband, Oliver, of Manchester, NH, and Sopheak Frisbe and her husband, Donald, of Washington; and two sisters, Theang Sor and her husband Ath Mai, of Lynn, and Thin Sor and her husband Hean Vantran, of Lynn. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
HIS VISITATION WILL TAKE PLACE BEGINNING THURSDAY, APRIL 2, AT 5 P.M. AT THE GLORY BUDDHIST TEMPLE, 24 CAMBRIDGE ST., LOWELL MA. CONTINUING UNTIL HIS FUNERAL SERVICE AT 8 A.M. ON SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 4.
BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, FARMINGTON, CONNECTICUT AT 11:30 A.M.
ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND ST., LOWELL MA 978-458-6816.