August 23, 2019
Mrs. Younghee Lee Hahm of Irvington, NY, passed away on August 23, 2019 in her home at the age of 86. Younghee was born in Hwang Hae Do, Su Ahn, Yong Su Ggeh, Korea on May 4, 1933 to Yung Sup Lee and Yang Sam Chung. Although her childhood was during the occupation of Korea and the Korean War, many of her warmest memories were of her spending summer on the family farm in the mountains. Younghee graduated from Seoul University with a degree in Physics then she came to the United States in 1959 as a student at the University of Massachusetts Graduate School, Amherst, where she obtained her Master of Science in Physics. Younghee married B. Edward Hahm on April 8, 1961 in New York City at Riverside Chapel. Younghee is mother to her three children and grandmother to three boys. Younghee was the oldest sister of a large family that included two sisters and two brothers. Younghee worked as a software engineer, retiring from Phillips Electronics June 1990. Younghee was a member of the Irvington Presbyterian Church and she sang in the chancel choir as part of the soprano group for many years. Younghee was a talented oil painter and she created many wonderful works of art. She enjoyed classical music, cooking, and hosting family gatherings during the holidays. Younghee is survived by her spouse: Edward Hahm; her children: Grace Hahm, Irene Hahm Cole with her spouse Mark Cole, and James Hahm with Agnes Doran Hahm; her brothers and sisters: Soung Hee Chun with her spouse Sang Chun, Sook Ja Kwak with her spouse Sung Kwak, Kyew Jin Lee with his spouse Kyung Mi Lee, and Kyew Hyun Lee with his spouse Meera Lee; her uncle: Pong Cho Chung with his spouse Dong Shin Chong; and her grandchildren: Nicholas Hahm, Michael Hahm, and Matthew Hahm. Visitation will be held at 4pm-8pm on Monday, August 26 at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home, 64 Ashford Ave, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, August 27 at Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280-284 Secor Road, Hartsdale, NY 10530 in the Hillcrest Garden section.
Mrs. Younghee Lee Hahm of Irvington, NY, passed away on August 23, 2019 in her home at the age of 86. Younghee was born in Hwang Hae Do, Su Ahn, Yong Su Ggeh, Korea on May 4, 1933 to Yung Sup Lee and Yang Sam Chung. Although her childhood was... View Obituary & Service Information
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