Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu who suffered a stroke and slipped into coma was in Penang General Hospital for about a month. On nov 24, 2010 when his condition deteriorated, doctors advised that he be sent home. Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu succumbed to his illness and was pronounced dead at 9:07 pm at his home in Tanjung Bungah.
Following his death,the Penang state confer a state funeral in his honour. On sunday 28/11/10 the funeral procession started off from Dewan Sri Pinang at 1130am. Arrived at Batu Gantung at about 1250pm where his body will be cremated and later his ashes will be buried next to his father, the late Dr Lim Chwee Leong.
Citizen journalist, Lim Boo Seng attended the funeral ceremony and followed the procession to video in details the funeral event.
Video by Lim Boo Seng, Citizen Journalist