Yin Wah Lee, mother, grandmother and great grandmother has passed away peacefully on September 3, 2019 at Royal Jubilee Hospital. She is predeceased by her son Gordon. Survived by her husband Tso Lam Cheong, son Henry and daughter-in-law Jennifer, daughter Irene and son-in-law Sam, grandchildren Jason (wife Kirsten), Michelle (husband Alex), Jessica (husband Matt), Aaron (partner Yuki) and great-grandchildren Makena, Brooklyn, Eleanor and Pippa.

Born on May 29, 1932 in Canton, China, Lee Yin Wah, she raised her three children in Hong Kong and later immigrated to Canada in 1992. She was an adventurous person and travelled all around China and enjoyed hiking in the great outdoors. Lee Yin Wah will be remembered for her independent spirit, generous nature and zest for life. She was known for her loyal long-lasting friendships and she will be sorely missed by her family, friends, and community.

Her Memorial Service will be held in the Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive on September 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm with an interment to follow at Royal Oak Burial Park.

We ask well-wishers to please consider donating to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in her honour.

Her family would also like to take this opportunity to thank all those at Royal Jubilee Hospital for providing her with such excellent care.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens




  • Shane Arsens

    So sorry for your loss. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.

  • Helen n Dale Quan

    Our dear Irene n Sam~
    How sad we were to hear about the loss of your dear mother…you will miss her so much but your happy memories will always be with you. She enjoyed her life
    the last few years, doing her own thing.
    Our love n prayers will be with you ~ and your family. too.
    God be with you all as you go through this difficult time.
    Love from Dale n Helen

  • Jerry and Anita

    We are so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother, Irene, and your mother-in-law, Sam. We hope lots of happy memories make you both smile even in this time of loss. Sending our love to both of you.♥️♥️

  • Georgina Vander Steeg

    Irene, So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Sounds like you got your love of the outdoors and hiking from her. What a gift she passed on to you!.

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