elevated EKMHu December 29, 1925 ~ February 16, 2023

elevated EKMHu Visitation
Friday February 24, 2023 from 10:30 to 11:30 (Tributes begin at 10:45)

elevated EKMHu Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated EKMHu The funeral home is located at 211 Langstaff Road East on the Bayview side of the cemetery. Please enter through the Langstaff Road East gates and take the first road on the left to get to the funeral home.

elevated EKMHu Funeral Mass
Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated EKMHu Friday February 24, 2023 from 12:00 to 13:00. Livestream link is below.

elevated EKMHu Click Here to View the Funeral Mass

elevated EKMHu Reception – (Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home)

elevated EKMHu Friday February 24, 2023 from 13:00 to 15:00

elevated EKMHu The family strongly recommends wearing a mask for safety.

elevated EKMHu Obituary

elevated EKMHu Passed peacefully, surrounded by family at Sunnybrook Hospital, on February 16, 2023. Born in Hanover, Jamaica, to Elma (Stone) and William Lee Choy, on December 29, 1925.

elevated EKMHu In Jamaica, she met and married Edward Chong (deceased) and together they raised six children: Gloria (Ken Hoo, deceased), Adrienne (Dr. Gilbert Aarons), Bev (Franklin Lue), Pixie Chung (Dr. Doug Andrews), Larry (Pat Chung), and Les Chung (Neil Kinnear).

elevated EKMHu She was greatly loved by siblings: Myrtle (deceased), Polly, Sylbert, Elizabeth (deceased), and Pat; her children and spouses; thirteen grandchildren – Stephen Hoo (Connie Shepherd), Ian Hoo, Mike Hoo (Ellen Matheson), Denise Hoo (Wally Hoo-Fung), Warren Aarons, Raymond Aarons (Sally Tchantova), Dr. Andrew Aarons, Tracey Lue, Frances Lue, David Lue (Karen), Robert Andrews (deceased), Severin Andrews, Lauren Chung; and six great-grandchildren – Ethan Hoo, Dylan Hoo, Kennedy Hoo, Isaiah Hoo-Fung, Isla Hoo-Fung, and Jade Hoo; and many extended family members.

elevated EKMHu Her professional career included running a family business and teaching. She ended her Jamaican career as the Bursar at Immaculate Conception High School. In 1976, she moved to Canada and worked in accounting until retirement. She had a passion for community service, lifelong learning (formal and self-taught), poetry, art, music, literature (especially Shakespeare), and was a vocal armchair coach for the Toronto Blue Jays.

elevated EKMHu Should you wish, donations may be made to Sunnybrook (Hospital) Foundation, Tsung Tsin Association (not tax deductible), or a charity of your choice.