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Sakhon S. Sen

Jacksonville, Florida

January 1, 1945 - July 4, 2024

Sakhon S. Sen Obituary

Sakhon S. Sen, born on January 1, 1945, of Jacksonville, FL., formerly of Fairfield, CT entered eternal rest

peacefully on Thursday, July 4, 2024. She was born in Battambang, Cambodia daughter of the late Seng

Sek and Kimseng Chung. Throughout her lifetime she was a hard worker with many versatile talents

beginning in Cambodia where she learns to work with cement and tiles. Over the years she developed

her entrepreneurial skills and opened her noodle restaurant in Cambodia.


Survivor of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979. Sakhon’s bravery and determination to flee Cambodia led

her family to safety from the Khmer Rouge Regime. The family escaped by foot through the jungles and

lived in the United Nations Thailand Camp in 1979-1980 and UN Philippines Camp 1980- 1981. On July 7,

1981, she immigrated to United States of America with her husband and three children through the

sponsorship of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston, CT. She brought over her family for new

opportunities and freedom. She began her new life adapting to a new country and new culture with her

family. She spent many years in Weston until she achieved her American dreams and purchased her 1 st

home for her family in Fairfield, CT in 1985.


She learned new skills in America by cleaning which led to the development of Mrs. Sen House Cleaning

Service. Her determination and resilience have followed her throughout her career. In later years she

baked and cooked traditional Cambodian deserts for her local customers. She loved to accompany her

husband on fishing trips and spontaneous vacation trips throughout their time together. She loved to

cook and bake and provide guidance for business development. She enjoyed her social life with her

friends at the Cambodian parties and she loved to dance. She enjoyed being in the company of family

and friends.


Her kindness and generosity will be greatly missed by those who knew her. She enjoyed gardening and

watching her grandchildren participate in various sporting events. She will be deeply missed by her

family. She was a devoted wife, predeceased by her beloved husband, Kimyen Sen. She is survived by

her daughter Vathana Chhiv, son-in-law Sam Chhiv of Connecticut. Her son, Virano Sen, daughter-in-law

Monnika Sen of Florida, her daughter Sakona Sen of Florida.


She is survived by her seven grandchildren, Molly Chhiv-Benachour and Derek Chhiv, Jake Poole,

Brandon Sen, Ryan Sen, Andrew Sen, Alexander Sen, her sister Sareth Seng. A funeral Service will be

held on July 13, 2024, at Patterson Cremation and Funeral Service, 6615 Arlington Expressway,

Jacksonville, FL 32211. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for her memorial service.

A memorial service and interment will be held at a later date in Weston, CT.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Sakhon S. Sen hosted by Patterson Cremation & Funeral Service.

Sakhon S. Sen, born on January 1, 1945, of Jacksonville, FL., formerly of Fairfield, CT entered eternal rest

peacefully on Thursday, July 4, 2024. She was born in Battambang, Cambodia daughter of the late Seng

Sek and Kimseng Chung. Throughout her lifetime she was a hard worker with many versatile talents

beginning in Cambodia where she learns to work with cement and tiles. Over the years she developed

her entrepreneurial skills and opened her noodle restaurant in Cambodia.


Survivor of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979. Sakhon’s bravery and determination to flee Cambodia led

her family to safety from the Khmer Rouge Regime. The family escaped by foot through the jungles and

lived in the United Nations Thailand Camp in 1979-1980 and UN Philippines Camp 1980- 1981. On July 7,

1981, she immigrated to United States of America with her husband and three children through the

sponsorship of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston, CT. She brought over her family for new

opportunities and freedom. She began her new life adapting to a new country and new culture with her

family. She spent many years in Weston until she achieved her American dreams and purchased her 1 st

home for her family in Fairfield, CT in 1985.


She learned new skills in America by cleaning which led to the development of Mrs. Sen House Cleaning

Service. Her determination and resilience have followed her throughout her career. In later years she

baked and cooked traditional Cambodian deserts for her local customers. She loved to accompany her

husband on fishing trips and spontaneous vacation trips throughout their time together. She loved to

cook and bake and provide guidance for business development. She enjoyed her social life with her

friends at the Cambodian parties and she loved to dance. She enjoyed being in the company of family

and friends.


Her kindness and generosity will be greatly missed by those who knew her. She enjoyed gardening and

watching her grandchildren participate in various sporting events. She will be deeply missed by her

family. She was a devoted wife, predeceased by her beloved husband, Kimyen Sen. She is survived by

her daughter Vathana Chhiv, son-in-law Sam Chhiv of Connecticut. Her son, Virano Sen, daughter-in-law

Monnika Sen of Florida, her daughter Sakona Sen of Florida.


She is survived by her seven grandchildren, Molly Chhiv-Benachour and Derek Chhiv, Jake Poole,

Brandon Sen, Ryan Sen, Andrew Sen, Alexander Sen, her sister Sareth Seng. A funeral Service will be

held on July 13, 2024, at Patterson Cremation and Funeral Service, 6615 Arlington Expressway,

Jacksonville, FL 32211. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for her memorial service.

A memorial service and interment will be held at a later date in Weston, CT.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Sakhon S. Sen hosted by Patterson Cremation & Funeral Service.

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