Lai Kuen was born on November 2, 1934 in Hoi Ping, Canton. She passed away peacefully on August 31, 2021 in Victoria, BC, surrounded by her loving family. She is predeceased by her husband, Kuo Geng Chan. She will be greatly missed by her 5 children and their spouses – Anna (Peter), George (Janette), Lisa (Tomson), Tina (Brian) and David (Carol); her grandchildren – Matthew, Daniel (Yao), Stephanie (Eric), Esther, Lillian, Philip (Winnie), Silas (Crystal), Joshua; and her great grandchild – Abigail. She will be remembered for her dedication to family, skillful cooking, love of music and contagious laughter.

A Funeral Service was held in the Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM. A recording of the service can be found below.

The Chan family would like to thank the staff at Oak Bay Kiwanis Pavilion for their wonderful care over the last 1.5 years. In lieu of flowers, donations to Kiwanis Pavilion can be made via

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens

  • Teresa , Michael, Liam, Aidan, & Keira McLaughlin

    Please accept my condolences Anna, George, Lisa, David, and Tina. Auntie will be remembered always smiling. We are very saddened by your great loss .

  • Amy and Joseph Ling

    To Tomson, Lisa, Esther and Lillian,

    Please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with your family. May you find peace, comfort and strength in this difficulty time through faith and the support of friends and relatives.

    Amy and Joseph

  • Kitty Yim

    My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

  • Winnie & Bonnie

    Winnie & Bonnie Lee

    To the Chan’s Family

    Our hearts and thoughts go out with you all for the great loss of your loved one. May His peace and comfort be with you all at this difficult moment. With our deepest condolences.

  • Hao & Sarah Lu

    Please accept our condolences. We are thinking of your family.

  • Sam Zhao

    Please accept our deepest condolences. Many thanks to our Great Lord, He loves you all. You all are our prayers, May God bless you more.

    Fu and Sam

  • Brenda McLaughlin

    We were sad to hear about the passing of your Mother, and send our deepest condolences. She was very kind, and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all.
    Brenda & Scot

  • Winnie Lin

    Please accept our deepest condolences. We are holding your family in our hearts and lifting you in prayer.

    Jacky &Winnie

  • Valeria

    Accept our condolences ❤️ May God comfort the family ❤️

  • Tom Wong

    Chan Clan:
    We are deeply saddened for the loss of your mother and our Aunt Lai Kuen Chan. We will miss her very much as we have shared with her many joyous times over many years ! Our family is keeping your family and Aunt in our thoughts and in our prayers!
    Margaret &Tom
    Alicia & Doug
    Ashley & Nick

  • Isaac Quan

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Janet and Spencer Lam

    To the Chan’s family,

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss. Our prayers are with you all. May God bless you and comfort you during this time.

    Love in Christ from Calgary,
    Janet and Spencer Lam

  • Vivian Trinh

    May you rest in peace️

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