Joe Chow Ping Wong

December 4, 1938July 20, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Joe Chow Ping Wong in Calgary, Alberta on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the age of 81 years.

Joe was born in Toi Shan, China on December 4, 1938. He immigrated to Canada as a teenager with his father where they settled in Olds, Alberta and operated a dry cleaning business. They eventually moved to Calgary. In Calgary, he married Rose on April 22, 1968 and had three daughters. He worked for over 30 years as a custodian for the Calgary Board of Education at various schools before retiring in the year 2000.

Joe was loving, humble, kind, and hardworking. He was well-liked by all. He was always very grateful, never complaining, and enjoyed the simple things of life.

Joe is survived by his loving wife Rose; daughters Cherry (Dave), Betty (Vinh); and Judy (Dean) and grandchildren Marcus and Ellie.

Thank you to the Cardiac Function team at the Peter Lougheed Centre for providing all their care.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Gloria Chu

July 23, 2020

Joe was a great example of a very loving man. He loved his family and the simple things of life. He is going to be missed by all that knew him.

Evelyn Price

July 22, 2020

Rose, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Joe. I have known Joe and Rose for many, many years and am truly sorry to hear about his passing.


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