Mrs. May Wai Shue Chan
June 4, 1937 – October 1, 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. May Wai Shue Chan, age 84, of North Vancouver, British Columbia on Friday, October 1, 2021.
She is lovingly remembered by her husband of 63 years, Harry, and her 3 children: Preston (Joyce), Audrey (Albert) and Lesley (David). She was adored by her 7 grandchildren: Danielle (Niklas), Shelby (Eddie), Kelsey (Andrew), Jeanine, Georgina, Olivia and Jasmine and blessed with 4 great-grandchildren: Quinlan, Aven, Evelyn and Kyra.
May was born in Zhongshan, China in 1937 and came to Canada at age 18 on board the SS President Cleveland. She married Harry in 1958. Together they built a successful life operating a corner grocery store in North Vancouver. She had a passion for calligraphy, flowers, Chinese opera and music. May had a wonderful smile, laughter and cheerfulness. She is remembered by family and friends with great fondness and affection for her love, kindness, caring and generosity.
A visitation for May will be held Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oak Ave, Burnaby, BC V5G3M1.
At May's request, a private service will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
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