Aaron Bing Xue
Aaron B. Xue
Aaron Bing Xue, age15 passed away unexpectedly on Friday April 17, 2009. He was born in State College, PA on January 27, 1994 son of Shuwan Xue and Ge Wu.
Aaron attended schools in the Essex Town School District and was enrolled as a freshman at Essex High School, where he was an honor roll student. He also excelled at many sports, including soccer, basketball, and tennis, in which he won many tournaments since the age of 10 and played number one singles for the Essex High School tennis team. He played the piano for many years and played the cello as a member of the Vermont Youth Philharmonia. He was a truly diverse individual: he loved gaming with his friends, reading a wide variety of books, enjoying the outdoors, and playing sports and music. Aaron was gentle, warm, loyal, clever, cheerful, insightful, and humorous, and more things than can be expressed in words. He was and always will be loved by friends, teachers, and family.
He is survived by:
His parents Shuwan Xue and Ge Wu of Essex;
His sister Emily Xue of Essex;
Maternal grandfather Wu Yuanliu of Beijing, China;
Paternal grandparents Xue Shijun and Xu Xiouhai of Chengdu, China;
His aunts and uncles
Xue Shusheng and Wang Kelin;
Wu Yu and Wang Hao all of China
He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother Chen Shufeng.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday April 23, 2009 from 5:00 â€" 8:00 p.m. at A. W. Rich Funeral Home â€" Essex Chapel. A funeral service will be held on Friday April 24, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at Essex Alliance Church with Pastor Joshua Becker officiating. A private family burial will follow in the family lot in Fairview Cemetery, Essex Jct., VT. Memorial contributions may be made in Aaronâ€™s memory to the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association, where Aaron spent many productive and happy years.
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michaelâ€™s College 223 Ethan Allen Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Arrangements are by John D. Workman, A. W. Rich Funeral Home â€" Essex Chapel, 57 Main St. Essex Jct., VT 05452. Online condolences and memories can be shared by directly visiting Aaronâ€™s life tribute at www.awrichfuneralhomes.com.