Ilsok Koh – Cumberland

Ilsok Koh – Cumberland

Ilsok Koh, DAOMD, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Hope Health in Providence, with his family by his side, from a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was the 19-year companion to Jungwon (Lee) MacMulen of Cumberland, R.I.

He was born in South Korea, son of the late Jaero and Hahjung (Park) Koh.

He was a very caring man who loved to help his patients. He also liked to spend time with family and friends.

He was president of the Korean Association of R.I.

Dr. Ilsok Koh was a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine and Chinese Herbology. He obtained his MPH from Seoul National University, a Master's in Business Administration from Bryant University, and a Master's in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine from New England School of Acupuncture and a PHD in Public Health in California. Dr. Koh had an office in Cumberland where he practiced for 22 years.

Besides his companion, Jungwon (Lee) “Eleanor” MacMulen, he is also survived by his two children, Edward Koh and his wife, Jamie, of Seattle, Wash., and Kelly Koh and her husband, Andrew Otto, of San Francisco; one granddaughter, Mackenzie Koh .

A funeral home service will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 10 a.m., in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, R.I. 02895. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, RI 02906. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are on Wednesday, March 17, from 4-7 p.m. Social distancing and masks required.

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