Memorial for Peter Thiha

There must be bigger plans for Peter Thiha because he was taken away from his loving wife and three children  after a four-year-long, courageous battle against liver cancer. He was a loving husband and father who had an admirable attention to detail -- love expressed in ways too often overlooked. Peter's humility never sought attention or recognition -- his greatest rewards were smiles his selfless acts put on others' faces.

Thirty years ago, Peter and his wife Jona moved to the U.S. from Burma with only a few suitcases. Together, they raised a family and started a local restaurant that has touched the palates and hearts of thousands of patrons over the years. Peter led restaurant operations while Jona led the food preparation and customer service. Peter's diagnosis of liver cancer was a huge blow to him and his family. Even though Peter accepted the cancer battle, he insisted on giving his time to family and friends at every turn. 

Unfortunately, medical bills, funeral arrangements, and lost restaurant business due to the caring for Peter in the final weeks has resulted in a seemingly insurmountable financial mountain to climb for Peter's family. A financial donation is respectfully requested in honor of Peter to help offset this financial hardship -- a seemingly modest ask on behalf of a person who would have given everything to see you smile. This request is also asked of those who may be considering sending flowers or other gifts to the family -- a financial donation is preferred. Thank you for your contribution and remembrance of Peter Thiha.

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    • $25 
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Jona Davis 
Sterling, VA
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