Sek Yen (Kim) CHO

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CHO - Sek Yen (nee Kim) Retired Professor of Korean Language at University of Buffalo and recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award of University of the Nations International for her development of the Nurigle Phonetic Alphabet passed away on June 15, 2014 at the age of 86, beloved wife of Kah Kyung Cho; dear mother of Christine (Randall Smith) Cho; loving grandmother of Alexandra, Olivia and Bennett Smith; sister of the late Young Sook Kim and Sue Huh. The family will be present to receive friends Thursday from 6-9 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner Hopkins). Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service which will be held Friday at 10 AM at the Buffalo Korean Presbyterian Church, 955 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda, NY. Interment will be in Skylawn Memorial Park, San Mateo, CA. If so desired, donations may be made to Sejong Studies Institute, 189 Crestwood Lane, Williamsville, NY 14221. Please share your condolences at

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Amigone Funeral Home - Amherst Chapel
5200 Sheridan Drive Amherst, NY 14221
(716) 631-9000
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Published in the Buffalo News on June 17, 2014
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