elevated 7smUo April 1, 1920 – April 10, 2023
elevated 7smUo Visitation
Wednesday April 19, 2023 from 11am to 1pm
elevated 7smUo Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated 7smUo Funeral Mass – Chapel of St. Joseph (within the Funeral Home)
Wednesday April 19, 2023 at 1:30pm
elevated 7smUo Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
8361 Yonge Street, Thornhill, ON, L3T 2C7
elevated 7smUo Obituary
elevated 7smUo Petrona Ruby Hilda Chen (Wong), beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great-grandmother passed away peacefully on April 10, 2023 at the age of 103. She was born April 1, 1920 in Jamaica.
elevated 7smUo Predeceased by her loving husband Charles Chen Kung Yee (d.1988), and her sons Colville (d.2001), Colvin (Clive d.2022) and Colston (d.2018). She will be deeply missed by her children Coraine, Charmaine, Carey, and her 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great great-grandson. Petrona Ruby Hilda Chen will be fondly missed by her sister, sister in law, nieces, nephews, and all who knew her.
elevated 7smUo She was the tower of strength to the family, a dedicated wife and mother who always put her family first. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were her greatest joy in life, and she cherished every moment spent with them.