Celina Yung-Hi Park

February 28, 1931 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 89)


Celina Yung-Hi (Kwak) Park, of College Park, MD passed away April 28, 2020.  She was 89 years old.  
Celina was the proud mother of five children and three grandchildren.  Celina’s greatest love was her  
husband of 48 years and her family. 

Celina graduated from Ewha Womans University of Seoul, Korea in May 1953.  In September of 1953, 
Celina was accepted into the scholarship program as a student of Southern State Teachers College in 
Springfield, South Dakota.  After attending this program, Celina worked for several years in Washington, 
DC as a clerk for Army Times Publishing and Army Navy Journal, Inc.  Celina met her husband, John 
Jai-Won Park in 1957 and they were married on October 25, 1958.   

Celina is survived by her children, Paul Park (Jeanmarie), Michael Park (Sarah), Juliana Park (Todd 
Tescher), James Park and Nathaniel Park.  Celina is also survived by her three grandchildren, Annelise 
Kathleen Park, Zachary John and Benjamin Isaac Tescher.   

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to any of the charities listed below:
1. Breast Cancer Research Foundation 
    donate online to:          
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    or mail check to:    28 West 44th Street, Ste. 609, NY, NY  10036
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2. DeMatha Catholic High School 
    donate online to       
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     or mail check to:   4313 Madison St., Hyattsville, MD 20781  
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