April 22, 1973 – October 24, 2018
Phillip Wong, resident of Wellesley, MA died on October 24, 2018 after a fifteen-month battle with non-small cell lung cancer. He was 45 years old. Phillip was born in China and grew up in Hong Kong, China before immigrating to the United States with his parents and older brother. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art with a degree in industrial design. On September 28, 2002, he married Yin Yu-Wong. Together they had two children, a daughter, Evelyn and son Winston. He worked proudly as a letter carrier serving his community faithfully. Left behind to honor his memory are his wife, daughter, son, parents, older brother, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, a niece, nephew, cousins, friends and community members. Phillip will be remembered as a pure-hearted family man who was always willing to put others before himself. He was humble and quiet but also loved to laugh and tell jokes to get others to smile. The wake will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Deware Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons & Waring located at 576 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00am at the funeral home with Pastor Liu officiating followed by a procession to St. Michael Crematory at 500 Canterbury Street, Boston, MA 02131. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Phillip Wong may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital in support of lung cancer research. Gifts can be made online at https://giving.massgeneral.org/donate/or mailed to the MGH Development Office, attention: Carrie Powers, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. Checks payable to Massachusetts General Hospital. Please include in honor of Phillip Wong on the memo line.
- Visitation Friday, November 2, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, November 3, 2018
- Cremation Saturday, November 3, 2018
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October 31, 2018
Wing, Yi & I got together few years ago. We all wondered where you are & what do you do. Although we lost track of you, everytime we talked about MassART; we must have mentioned about you. How did you spend a week sleeping under your studio desk .....how hard working you are at MassART as an industrial design student. Your dream, your heart, your dedication have touched all our hearts. Today you're in a better place. I still believe that you'll still in our conversations everytime we meet. Philip, we will miss you until we see each other.
October 29, 2018
Phil’s family, I had the pleasure of working with Phil at the N. Quincy P.O. He was a pleasure to work with and a true gentleman and family man, I remember how the whole office was sad to see him go when he transferred out to Wellesley, all of us in N. Quincy are thinking of Phil’s family during this difficult time.
October 28, 2018
Yin, Evelyn, Winston,
My thoughts have been with you all since I heard this news. Phillip always showed such love and care for Winston while he was in my class and Winston’s love for his dad was always apparent. Your family will always be so special to me and I am continuing to send you so much love and prayers during this time. Please reach out any time for anything.
sze ho Lui
October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018
‘Phillip is the one of the bravest and most loving man I know. He faced his decease with such great courage. I can see that all along his difficult journey, his biggest concern was always not himself but the well beings of his wife, kids and family. He is our beloved brother in Christ and he will be missed dearly.’
Julie Ho Oct 27 2018
October 27, 2018
Yin, Evelyn & Winston,
My thoughts have been with you during this long journey and will continue to be going forward. I am thankful for the times I met your husband and father and could see how much he loved you . Take care, Lisa Goodman