Anh Hoang Duong, 82, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on June 19, 2022.
Anh was born in My Tho, Tien Giang, Vietnam to No van Duong and Cua thi Doan. He was a surgeon for the South Vietnamese army and during his time at a POW camp from 1975 to 1978. Anh came to the United States in 1979. In the early 80’s, he successfully passed his boards to practice medicine in Florida. He worked primarily for the Florida State Prison and the Lake City VA Medical Center as an internist. He happily retired to garden, read and practice Buddhism. He and his late wife were integral in the formation of the Phat Am Pagoda buddhist temple in north west Gainesville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bach Lien Tong Duong. He is survived by his son, Long H. Duong (2 granddaughters: Belen and Paz), his daughter, Helen Duong (grandson: Andre) and his sisters Lang Xuan Thi Duong and Mai Tuyet Thi Duong.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 24th, 2022 from 9:30am to 12:30pm at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL. Burial will immediately follow at Forest Meadows Cemetery at 3700 SE Hawthorne Rd, Gainesville, FL