John W. Chan
March 1, 1940 – February 19, 2014
John W. Chan was born in Hong Kong on March 1, 1940 and passed away peacefully at home in Milpitas, CA on February 19, 2014.
John was a retired Budget Analyst for the City of Boston for over 25 years. A graduate of the prestigious Wah Yan Secondary School in Hong Kong and Saint Edwards University in Austin, TX, he earned an MBA degree from New York University.
He was a well-respected, kind, gentle and generous man who loved his wife and family. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed many sports like fishing and basketball. He especially enjoyed supporting his Boston sports teams win championships. During his free time, John enjoyed traveling, fishing, singing, gardening, listening to music, watching action movies and more recently learning how to play the erhu.
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 45 years, Diana G. Chan, his loving sons, Joey J. Chan and Jason J. Chan, daughters-in-law, Yumi Chan and Jocelyn Chan, granddaughters, Mackenzie J. Chan and Addison E. Chan, brothers, Wai Leung Chan, Wai Chow Chan and Wai Ling Chan, sisters, Suk Chee Chan, Suk See Chan, Suk Yiu Chan and Suk Ying Chan, and numerous nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of John W. Chan to either the American Cancer Society at http://main.acsevents.org/goto/johnwchan or the American Heart Association at http://honor.americanheart.org/goto/johnwchan.
- Memorial Service Sunday, March 2, 2014
- Dinner (Immediately Following Memorial Service) Sunday, March 2, 2014
John W. Chan
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