elevated 80gz3 May 8, 1930 – January 1, 2023

elevated 80gz3 Visitation
Sunday, January 8, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

elevated 80gz3 Monday, January 9, 2023 from 11:00am to 1:15pm

elevated 80gz3 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated 80gz3 Funeral Mass
Monday, January 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm

elevated 80gz3 Chapel of St. Joseph, within Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated 80gz3 Click here to view the mass.

elevated 80gz3 Obituary

elevated 80gz3 “It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Mei Lan Tan.  After a brief illness, she died peacefully on January 1, 2023 at Lakeridge Gardens Long-Term Care in Ajax. Mei Lan has been reunited in Heaven with her loving husband, Giok Liong.  

elevated 80gz3 Mei Lan was a loving and devoted mother to Sian (John), Lian (Toivo), and Gwan (Laura). Cherished Oma to Christopher, Michael, Jonathan, Ryan, and Stephen.  Beloved sister to Kim Lan (predeceased),Tiong Lim (Budhi) (predeceased), Tiong Gie, and Tiong An.

elevated 80gz3 Mei Lan was born on May 8, 1930, in Purbolinggo, Indonesia to Koen Lee and Kira Gan. She and her husband, Giok Liong, courageously set out to create a new life for their family moving in 1963 to Munich, Germany, and then to Toronto in 1968. Mei Lan and Giok Liong ran the successful Bali restaurant on Avenue Road for over 30 years.

elevated 80gz3 She was the epitome of strength, courage, kindness, compassion, and motherly love.  Family meant everything to her.  Mei Lan had a ready smile and was always full of life and laughter.  She was an excellent cook, insisting on feeding anyone who came into her home.

elevated 80gz3 We would like to thank all the awesome nurses and staff at Lakeridge Gardens 6West for their love and caring support to Mei Mei.

elevated 80gz3 Mei Lan will be held dear in the hearts of all those who loved her. May she rest in peace.

elevated 80gz3 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation https://www.aphfoundation.ca/ or the Alzheimer Society of Ontario https://alzheimer.ca/on/en/about-us/alzheimer-society-ontario