David Joseph So

December 10, 1968 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 55) 55 Years Old

David So Obituary

December 10,1968-December 22,2023

David Joseph So, age 55, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Garfield on Friday, December 22, 2023. He was born on December 10th, 1968 to Acuzena and Catalino So.

He leaves behind his distinguished daughters, Lea and Kiana So. His beloved wife, Haejin Kwon. His cherished dogs, Sammy and Roxy. His father, Catalino So. His Siblings, Malou Ricciardi, Theresa Wong, and Christian So. His nieces, Katrina So-Lasala, Camille So-Lasala, and Karina So-Cornista. As well as his cousin, Raul Matias.

David So was known by many names, David in his professional life, Joseph to close friends and family, and Otep to the ones closest to him. But most importantly he was Dad to two girls. He made many achievements in his life. He graduated from De La Salle University in Manila, came to the US and got his masters in computer science from Felician University in Lodi, NJ.

David was the the life of the party, he enjoyed talking to his friends which he had many and enjoyed riding his motorcycle. He liked watching movies and building car legos. There was never a dull moment with him.

He was married for 24 years to his wife Haejin Kwon and had met through their mutual friend, Marilyn Cunanan who recently passed a few years ago. Together, they had Lea born in 2000 and Kiana born in 2005. They traveled several places both as a family and as a couple. Such as, Montreal, London, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, and even lived in Singapore from 2012-2015.

He is on his way to be reunited with his mom in spirit.

David So was a man loved by many and will be continuously be loved by all those around him.

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December 26, 2023

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