Friday, February 4, 2011

Berkeley Memorial Service for Soraya - Feb 13

Ted and Amina Vorster are organizing a memorial service for their daughter, Soraya Vorster Pandola, who passed away in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 11, 2011. The service will be held on Sunday, February 13 at St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave, Berkeley, California beginning at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.

Memorial Fund:
Should you wish to make a contribution in Soraya's memory, a memorial fund is being created to provide educational opportunities for hill tribe children in northern Thailand, an important cause to Soraya in an area where she lived and worked over the past six years. Please make checks payable to Anna Vorster, designated to the Soraya Vorster Pandola Memorial Fund.


Anonymous said...

I would like to send a donation to the memorial fund in Susu's honor. Can you please post the address to mail checks to either here or on the facebook page? Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for inquiring.
Please mail donations to:

Soraya Vorster Pandola Memorial Fund
801 Cedar St.
Berkeley, CA 94710

Anonymous said...

Hello--my blessings to her American and Thai families, and her husband. I just found out the news and send my love.

Lila said...

Hello, my name is Lila and I was a student at Ecole Bilingue where Soraya often substituted. It may seem silly because I obviously didn't know her that well but honestly she was my absolute favorite substitute teacher and I often wished that she were my real teacher. Unlike most subs I remember having conversations with her at the front desk, drawing pictures with her and laughing a lot. She was one of the sweetest, brightest, funniest people I have ever met and I am shocked and heartbroken that she died. I wish I had found out about this earlier as I would have loved to come to the memorial service. Thank you for this blog and for honoring her so well. <3

115 Huron Street said...

Just not sure whether Soraya was my friend Anna's daughter.

On my search through the internet, I came upon this notice.

My name is Yaga(Fischer) McInnes and if Anna Vorster was my roomate in aix-en-Provence, please get in touch.