Kongtroy Lay passed away at the Woburn Nursing Center on Monday, April 18, 2022. He was 94 years old. Kongtroy was born in China. He was raised and educated in Vietnam. While living in Vietnam he worked as a Chinese Herbalist Medical Doctor that used herbs to improve the health of others. After the Vietnam War, in 1985, he came to the United States to be closer to his family. Kongtroy enjoyed listening to Chinese Opera. He was a gourmet cook with Chinese food being his specialty. Kongtroy traveled extensively throughout Europe. Kongtroy will be remembered as a quiet, simple man whose greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Kongtroy was the husband of the late Mui Nhi Chi. He was the father of Cam Kiv Lev, Cam Quyen Le, Cam Van Le, Vinh Kien Le, Vinh, Khanh Le, Cam Nboc Le, Vinh Hanh Le, Cam Phoi Le, Vinh Phuc Le and the late Vinh Khan Le. Mui is also survived by 30 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held at the Edward V Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., Burlington on Monday, April 25 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral from the Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 26 at 10:45 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick’s Church, www.stpatricklowell.org, 282 Suffolk St., Lowell at Noon. Burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery, 90 River Road in Tewksbury.