OBITUARY

Jeanne Chan

May 2, 1949November 7, 2020

We are so saddened to have lost our beloved mom and wife, Jeanne Chan, age 71, born on May 2, 1949, of North York, Ontario on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Please join us on November 21, 2020 to honor and celebrate her wonderful life. She was a beautiful person inside and out with a heart of gold. Her kindness, generosity, selflessness, and positivity will always be remembered. She was so dedicated to her family, especially her 5 grandchildren who brought her so much joy. The memories each and everyone of us shared with her as well as all the happiness she brought to our lives will continue to live on in our hearts and will never be forgotten.

A visitation for Jeanne will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Kane-Jerrett Funeral Homes, 6191 Yonge Street, Toronto. A private funeral service will occur Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM, 6191 Yonge Street, Toronto (family only). The funeral home is abiding with the current social distancing guidelines. As a result, the viewing service that will be open to all friends and family will be safely rotating groups of less than 30 people through at a time (masks and 6 feet apart). Please do what is most comfortable for your family given the current situation. There will be live webcast available for friends and family who prefer to view the service offsite on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 9:30 AM EST to 12:15 PM EST .

You can view the ceremony live or on replay (no password required) at: https://funeraweb.tv/en/diffusions/19529 .

Please click on the link below to view a slideshow: Celebrating the Life of Jeanne Chan https://1drv.ms/v/s!Ath5T7f78rZcgYdS5aV3ats64b93VA?e=XOyWk7

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/9894344 for the Chan family.

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Tom Kehoe

November 24, 2020

Hi Larry,

Please accept our deepest condolences. I really liked Jeanne, she was a lovely woman.

Tom and Denise Kehoe

Jomo Hendrickson

November 24, 2020

Larry, my sincerest condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts.

Jomo Hendrickson and family.

Alejandra Raimondi

November 21, 2020

Our sincerest condolences to the Chan family.
Our thoughts are with you,

Rick Watson and Alejandra Raimondi

Andrea Lee

November 20, 2020

Our family is deeply saddened by the loss of Auntie Jeanne. Her kindness and graciousness will forever be remembered. She was such a generous person, so patient with all of us growing up. Her warm smile was always so nice to see at every family and friends gathering over the decades. She was so sweet and thoughtful as well with the next generation, our own children. We will always cherish our memories of Auntie Jeanne. Her spirit will live on in our hearts and minds.

With love, Andrea, Chuck, Ella & Lucy

Marcia and George Woo

November 20, 2020

Our words cannot express our sorrow after hearing of Jeanne untimely passing. Jeanne was a wonderful person, always so generous and sharing. All those happy days when she and you, Larry drove or flew to be with Elaine, her hubby and the grandkids. And again, the fortune of sharing her love with Leslie's and husband's little ones. Those were the times her eyes sparkled and voice, getting excited, talking about each grandkid in detail.
May you take comfort in the love of family and friends during this difficult time.

Tammy Lai

November 20, 2020

Mrs. Chan was my 'high school mom' because I was always with Lesley at their house growing up. I have fond memories of her welcoming me, feeding me, and just being a really kind person. Even in the years after high school it was great running into Mrs. Chan. She'd always touch my shoulder, and ask about my life and family. Lesley and I would have playdates at her house with our kids, and she took care of this generation as well - making sure we were all happy and well fed. She was a gentle, kind person and her departure is tragic and too early. But she was also well-loved by her wonderful family and friends, and hopefully that provides her loved-ones with comfort. My heart goes out to her family at this time.

Jennifer Yeung

November 19, 2020

Everything came too sudden, it was shocking and painful to lose our aunt. Words cannot express our deepest sorrow and sadness at this moment. I am unable to say a word except burst out into tears when thinking of aunt Jeanne.
The first time we met aunt Jeanne was in June ,1993 when we landed in Canada. A gentle and kind couple came over to us at the airport. I felt warmth in my heart when we were welcomed by aunt Jeanne and uncle Larry. Since then we stayed in their home for about two months. During our stay, I found Aunt Jeanne kind, caring, selfless, and had a tender heart. She was very detailed , organized, and always performed daily work and chores methodically. She provided the whole family, as well as Nelson and I with a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Within these 27 years, we travelled together, went out for dinner and dim sum occasionally, and experienced lots of celebrations and gatherings.
Aunt Jeanne left us with lots of happy and precious memories. Her sweetness, kindness and thoughtfulness will stay in our hearts forever.

Jennifer and Nelson

Flavia Chan

November 19, 2020

Jeanne, the sweet lady who made the best banana cake. When we have pot luck dinner, Jeanne would always bring us the famous dessert.
Jeanne was friendly and easy going. She would talked about her grand children with a big bright smile. I can tell how much she loved and appreciated them.
As we say goodbye to Jeanne, let us remember that although we had lost her, yet an Angel is gain in heaven.

Flavia Chan

Timothy / Silvia Chan

November 19, 2020

Hearing the passing of Jeanne deeply saddened our hearts.
50 years ago, Jeanne bought her first car, not an automatic that most North Americans do, but a standard gear shift drive one. As her cousin, I was asked to teach her how to drive it. What a smart girl, she handled the gear system very smoothly and with good confidence, she was able to drive it nicely within a few days.
Jeanne inherited all the good values from her Iate father, the uncle I have always respected: Honesty, integrity, helpful and always docile to his parents.
Jeanne, we will miss you.


Jane Lee

November 18, 2020

I am saddened by the news of Jeannie's passing. She was such a nice and gentle lady. My sincere condolences to Larry and family.

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