elevated EFLh8 Daphne Maria Chung (née Lyn) went to her eternal home on January 19, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Albert, her four children Norman (Brigitte), Richard (Dawn), Josette (Bill) and Maureen (James), grand-daughters Natalie, Stefanie (Brandon), Sasha ( Christian) and Zoe, and great grandchildren Jaden, Kaitlyn, Addison, Teague, Tova and Nash. The eldest daughter of John and Vivienne Lyn, Daphne was affectionately known as ‘Moy’ or ‘Ah Sow’ to her extended family and friends.
elevated EFLh8 Full of energy and zest, Daphne would light up a room with her radiant smile and warm hospitality. She was famous for her cooking and baking, especially making Jamaican treats like Solomon Gundy and Christmas cake. Sweet/sour duck and Pork/Yam were Chinese New Year dinner favorites. She was always curious and eager to learn something different, whether it be a new craft or hobby such as crocheting, gardening, flower arranging or cake decorating.
elevated EFLh8 Daphne developed a love for travel early as a travel counsellor that continued in later years. Either through FAM travel, group tours or with her husband, Albert, she was a seasoned traveler. Getaway reunions with her sisters were famous for late nights and stories that caused the belly to ache from laughing.
elevated EFLh8 Daphne was a devout Catholic member of the Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Parish. She was always proud of her Jamaican Chinese heritage having matriculated in 1948 from Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS) in Constant Springs, Jamaica.
Daphne was passionate to assist ICHS with the Water Harvesting and Sewer Management System (WHSM) project. https://www.ichsaatoronto.com/whsm-project
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to ICHS AA Toronto Chapter, c/o Katy Sani, 104 Lavery Trail Toronto, Ontario M1C 4Z2.
Cheques payable to The Alliance of Jamaican Alumni Associations, Memo: In memory of Daphne Chung. Tax receipt will require your name and address.
elevated EFLh8 Please clink the link below to view memories from of Daphne’s life
elevated EFLh8 Due to COVID restrictions the family will be having a private burial on Thursday January 28, 2021.