Singaporean social worker best known for founding the Heart to Heart Service and the Home for the Aged Sick organzations.
She worked as a convent clear in Malaya.
She accepted the Special Recognition Award from the Singaporean government acknowledging her contributions to society in 2005.
She, her two sisters, and her brother were raised by their mother in a single-parent home.
She has been affectionately referred to in the press as "Singapore's Mother Teresa".