A viewing for Nursing junior Arya Singh will be conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, according to a representative from the funeral home. It is located at 135 W. Pumping Station Rd. in Quakertown, Pa.
Following the viewing, Singh’s close friends and family will conduct a shanti puja, a Hindu religious ceremony performed at funerals.
Singh, 20, was a native of Allentown, Pa., and born in Allahabad, India. The cause of her Feb. 8 death is unknown pending the conclusion of a report from the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office. According to an obituary drawn up by the funeral home, Singh’s death was “unexpected.”
She was the daughter of Narendra and Sujata Singh and had an older sister, School of Nursing doctoral student Shweta Singh.
Singh’s friends and family remembered her at Penn with “A Celebration of the Life of Arya Singh.” Those close to Singh shared memories and anecdotes of the Nursing junior with the community.
Medics and police arrived at Rodin College House around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 8. The Philadelphia Police Department said it is not investigating the case, since it was a hospital incident. Penn’s Division of Public Safety deferred comment to University Communications, who also declined to comment out of respect for the family.
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