Honourable Late Judge Kenneth Herbert Richard Wah-Ko MoK, MBE, LLB, FBIM, JP
Celebration of Life/Memorial Mass
Thursday, July 15, 2021
St. Monica's Parish
12011 Woodhead Road, Richmond, BC
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Obituary for Honourable late Judge Kenneth Herbert Richard Wah-Ko MOK, MBE, LLB, FBIM, JP
November 10, 1931 - June 29, 2021
Judge Kenneth Wah-Ko MOK passed away peacefully at his home in Vancouver, Canada. He attended Wah Yan and Queen’s College HK. He then studied law in England and after completing his article at Lovell, White & King London, he returned to Hong Kong in 1963 where he served the HK Government in numerous capacities for over 30 years which resulted in him being appointed MBE by Her Majesty The Queen.
Some of his notable achievements include:
- Chairman of the Triad Renunciation Board HK
- District Court Judge HK
- Chief Justice Labour Tribunal HK
- Senior Principal Crown Counsel HK
- Legal Adviser of the HK Medical & Dental Councils, Midwives & Nursing Boards, Criminal Law & Law Enforcement Instructor Compensation Board, Pharmacy, Space Poisons & Radiation Board
- Chief Liaison Officer, HK Auxiliary Medical Service
- Chairman of the HK Government Senior Non-Expatriate Officers Association & successfully secured same pay and same career progression for both genders
- Honorary Adviser to HK Government Clerical Staff Association
- Sole Investigator appointed by the Marine Court HK responsible for the Macau 'Foshan' passenger ferry incident
- Head of Legal Department on Training and Development of Lawyers and Law Drafting HK
- Founder & Chairman of Hong Kong Belongers Association
- Director of School Board of MunSang College
- VP HK Island Regional Scout Council
- Member Vancouver Richmond Health Board
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Anna, his two sons, Hiram and Leonard & three grandchildren Jamieson, Leanne & Coco.
A Celebration of Life/Memorial Mass was held at St. Monica Parish, 12011 Woodhead Road, Richmond, BC V6V 1G2 on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 11 am.
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