Dr. Pei-Yun Chen
Saturday
17
December

VISITATION

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Saturday, December 17, 2022
MJ Murphy Funeral Home
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, United States
7323292000
Saturday
17
December

FUNERAL SERVICE

9:45 am
Saturday, December 17, 2022
MJ Murphy Funeral Home
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, United States
7323292000

Obituary of Dr. Pei-Yun Chen

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Dr. Pei-Yun Chen was a caring daughter, wife, mother, sister, and friend, as well as an accomplished statistician. She passed away on November 28, 2022, at the age of 52, in East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

 

Pei-Yun was born as the first child of two teachers fromPenghu, Taiwan. She was a gifted student throughout her primary and secondary education. She graduated from National Taiwan University with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in 1994. She studied at North Carolina State University from 1997 and received a Ph.D. degree in Statistics in 2001.

 

Pei-Yun had been working in the pharmaceutical industry after graduation, including 7 years at Merck, 10 years at FMD K&L (ClinChoice), and 4 years at CR Medicon (Pharmaron). She had assumed increasing responsibilities from an individual contributor and team leader to people manager and vice president in her organization. She was brilliant, diligent, dependable, inspiring, and sweet. She was a great mentor and collaborator and was highly trusted and respected by those who had worked with her. She led many important projects which lefta profound impact on her company and its partners. She helped develop and bring to market many important medications which have saved or improved the lives of many patients. 

 

She was a devout Christian who had sponsored and changed the lives of many children around the world for more than 20 years. She had a strong passion for playing piano. She enjoyed spicy food and was content with little things. She would always make sure that everyone who met her is being treated with dignity and respect and feels her warm smile.

 

Pei-Yun is survived by her loving husband of 18 years, KaifengLu, her 13-year-old daughter, Caroline Lu, her parents, Yu-Shen Chen and Chien-Tzu Juan, her two little sisters, Pei-Jun Chen and Pei-Wen Chen, and many extended family members. She is greatly missed by her family and friends.

 

The funeral service will be held at 9:45 am on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home on 616 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction. A viewing will be held from 9am until the time of the service at the funeral home.

 

If you wish to send flowers, please contact Perna’s Flower Shop in Princeton at (609) 452-1383. Memorial Contributions in her honor shall be made to the ChildFund International P.O. box 1911 Merrifield, VA 22116-1911 or by calling 1-800-776-6767.

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