Date of death:
Monday February 19, 2018

The Calgary Herald, AB

Oi Yip, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on February 19, 2018 at the age of 83 years. Oi was born in Hoi Ping, Quangdong, China and lived in Hong Kong for a number of years. While in Hong Kong, she attended Lingnan University and received a diploma in teaching. In 1958, she came to Canada to join her husband. They settled in Coaldale, Alberta and raised their family. Later they moved to Calgary where they started a family business and worked there until they retired. Throughout her life, family was her priority. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, socializing with relatives and friends and taking walks along the river. Oi is survived by her children James, Marilyn (Jim) Chong, Jerrold, Jeffrey, Jesse, Mary, Jack (Carol); grandchildren Ryan and Caleigh Chong; sister Szeto Yuet Sin of Calgary; as well as numerous nephews, nieces and their families in British Columbia, Ontario and the United States. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Wing Kee. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor's choice. The family would like to thank the staff at the Colonel Belcher & Bethany Care Centre for their care and compassion during her later years. In living memory of Oi Yip, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park. Funeral Home McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes - Chapel of the Bells 2720 Centre Street North Calgary, AB T2E 2V6 (403) 276-2296 Published in The Calgary Herald on Feb. 27, 2018

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