Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announces his father's passing

Kwong-Wen Fung, Father of Cranston Mayor, Allan Fung. Photo Courtesy: Mayor Allan Fung

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced on Twitter that his father passed away.

Fung says his father, Kwong-Wen Fung, died from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

"It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our father, Kwong-Wen Fung, from complications of Parkinson’s," said Fung.

Mayor Fung's parents immigrated from China to the United States back in the 1960s. Together, they opened the Kong Wen Restaurant that was previously located on Gansett Street in Cranston.

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