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Hsien W. Ju
Viewing: March 12, 2017 (Sunday) from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Service: March 13, 2017 (Monday) at 11:00 a.m.
Location: DeVol Funeral Home, 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Dr. Hsien W. Ju, a.k.a. "Tom", passed away on Thursday, March 9, at Ingleside at King Farm, in Rockville, MD. He is predeceased by his wife, Dr. Rosa Ju, and he is survived by his three daughters, Marian Ju-Scozzare and her husband Ed of Edison, NJ, Lynn Henderson and her husband Jeff of Springville, VA, and Yvette Ju of Olney, MD. He is also survived by his grandson, Jake, and several granddoggies.

He was born to Sau Mei Ru and Cheng Chang in China on December 1, 1931. In 1946, Tom joined the Marist Brothers, a Catholic order focusing on the education of young people, especially those most neglected, as a student. He left China, and from 1949-1953, he lived in Hong Kong and Macao, where he continued his training with the Marist Brothers. In 1953, he arrived in the United States, where he resided until leaving for Singapore in 1955, where he taught elementary school. He returned to the United States and was drafted into the Army, where he served with the 7th US Army Armored Batallion.  He was stationed in Germany, where he taught science and math to fellow non-commissioned officers.

Tom left active service in 1958, and studied mechanical engineering at The Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. In 1959, he attended Seton Hall University, where he studied physics. In 1962, he began studying medicine at the New York Medical College, and he graduated with a medical degree in 1966. He continued his residency and fellowships specializing in radiation therapy, and diagnostic radiation at Memorial Hospital, New York Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, Columbia University and Beekman Hospital. In 1976, he joined the United States Public Health System as a commissioned officer. He stayed with the USPHS and worked with the Food and Drug Administration until his retirement.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Sunday, March 12, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at DeVol Funeral Home at 10 East Deer Park Dr., Rockville, MD. Funeral services will be held at DeVol on Monday, March 13, at 11am, followed by a burial service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring,

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