On Saturday 18 May 1985, a funeral vigil was held at the World Hall of the World Funeral Parlour for family and friends to pay their respects.
The funeral itself was held on Sunday morning the 19th as a Catholic ceremony on the 30th day of the 3rd month of the lunar calendar, which was Weng Meiling's lunar birthday.
Many media are now writing that the funeral was held on Sunday 18th.
The coffin was attended by eight of his friends, including Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Wong Yat Wah, Miu Kiu Wai, Siu Sing, Lee Tim Sing, Ng Yun Chuen and Ho Kar Luen. After cremation, the ashes were returned to the UK and buried at the New Market Catholic Cemetery in Cambridge on June 3.
On the afternoon of Sunday, May 19, 1985, Commercial Radio News reported: "Today was the funeral of TV female artist Weng Meiling. There were 11,000 citizens watching outside the World Funeral Home in Hung Hom. Three children were slightly injured. As a result the police also sent more than 100 blue-hat police officers to maintain order at the scene. Weng Meiling committed suicide with gas in her radio channel residence on Tuesday. After her body was cremated, her ashes will be brought back to Britain to her mother. "
Now some media on the Internet have written: 100,000 people bid farewell to Weng Meiling ...
1985年5月19日星期日下午，商業電台新聞報導：” 電視女藝員翁美玲今日出殯，有一萬一千名市民在紅磡世界殯儀館外圍觀，躋迫中有三名小童受到輕傷，敷藥後無礙，警方亦派出一百多名藍帽子警員，在場維持秩序。 翁美玲是在本週二，在她的廣播道住所內用煤氣自殺，她的遺體火化後，骨灰將由母親帶回英国。“