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Guoli Chen

July 9, 1939 - December 12, 2021

Loving Wife, Mother & Grandmother


Service Date: December 17, 2021

In Lieu of Flowers:

Obituaries » Guoli Chen

Guoli Chen passed away on Sunday December 12, 2021 after fighting with the illness for a long time. She was 82.

She was born in Huaiyuan in Anhui Province, China in 1939. Her parents were Shichang Chen and Zhoushi Chen. After graduating from Wannan University in 1963, she taught biology at various middle schools and colleges in Anhui. Guoli married Muxu An in 1965 and together they have one daughter and two sons. In 1999, she retired as an Associate Professor at the Hefei Institute of Education.

In January 2001, Guoli and her husband moved to the United States to join their daughter and sons, who had settled down in New Jersey and California. She has lived in Parsippany since 2006.

Guoli is survived by her husband, Muxu An, her daughter, Zhihong An, her sons, Zhifeng An and Zhiwei An, and her grandchildren Melody Xiao, Ethan Xiao, and Victoria An.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 9:30a.m. at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. A Memorial Service will be held online for her family members, relatives, and friends all over the world. It will start at 7:30pm EST on Saturday, December 18, 2021.