Memorial service for ‘Mister Patty’ to take place in Harlesden

All are invited to say a fond farewell to Jamaican takeaway owner Roy Lue-Fong

One of the borough’s best loved figures will be given a final farewell in his hometown next week.

Mister Patty aka Roy Lue-Fong, who became a legend in the Harlesden area for his Jamaican takeaway shop, will be fondly remembered at a memorial service next Monday (15) at 7pm.

The service, at Our Lady of Willesden Church in Nicoll Road, will give locals and friends of the family the chance to pay their respects and remember him.

Earlier this month, the Times wrote a tribute piece to Mister Patty, who died of heart failure in August.

Many residents responded to the article sharing fond memories of the 78-year-old.

Mister Patty opened his first store in 1972 in Roundwood Road, Harlesden before eventually moving to Craven Park Road.

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He retired in 2005 and moved to Buckinghamshire where his funeral was held last month.

However, the store is still open today owned by his son Roger who welcomed people to come along to the service and honour Mister Patty.

He said: “Because the funeral was so far away we have had lots of people saying they also want to come and say goodbye.

“We welcome people to come along and share their memories of him and celebrate his life.”