Yu Yee Mah
Yu Yee Mah passed away on June 18, 2012 in the Creston Valley Hospital at the age of 94 years.
Yu was born at her family home in Toysan, China and received her education in a two-room school.
She was married and started a family at age 19 before becoming widowed at age 27 (1944). Yu never remarried and remained very busy raising her two children. In 1959 she immigrated to Canada with her sons, settling in the Creston Valley at her father’s farm, Sun Kee Farms, where she lived ever since.
Yu will be lovingly remembered by her two sons Altin (Faye) Wong and Dean (Cindy) Wong; five grandchildren Sue Wong of Burnaby, BC, Chark (Carol) Wong of Burnaby, BC, Decia Wong of Burnaby, BC, MeLaine Wong of Sydney, Australia and Hanley Wong of Duncan, BC; and two great-grandchildren, Brandon and Sarah Wong of Burnaby, BC, children of Carol and Chark.
The Funeral Service was held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at G. F. Oliver Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Tom Greentree officiating.
Interment followed the service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Erickson, BC.