Funeral services for Monk Ngonh “Venthong Hongsavady,” 61, of Alto, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Wat Lao Buddha Sattha Temple with the Monks from Wat Lao Buddha Sattha and Lao Families Association of Habersham County officiating.
Monk Hongsavady died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Monk Hongsavady was born July 20, 1950, in Laos. He traveled countless miles around the world preaching Buddhism to many Temples without cost from 1983-2011. He was one of many venerable recognized nationally and internationally.
Survivors include his brother, Monk Phou Hongsavady of Laos; and several other relatives and friends.
Those who wish to express online condolences to the Hongsavady family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
November 18, 2011