May 14, 1928 – Fujian, China
February 27, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Mai beloved wife of the late Thinh Tram of Fujian, China, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the age of 85 years.
Mai Thi Lieu was born in China on May 14th, 1928. She immigrated with her parents to Vietnam at the age of 7. While living in Vietnam, she married her husband, Thinh Tram in 1946 and raised 6 beautiful children together. In 1983, Mai immigrated to Canada with 2 of her daughters in search of a better life. During her time here, she briefly worked in Canada while helping her family raise the grandchildren and great grandchildren. A mom at heart, she enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting and gardening.
Mai is survived by one son, Alex Tram (Lili) and four daughters, Hue Tram (Loi Trinh), Anh Tram (Khon Hua), Phuong Duong (Ken Duong) and Nghia Lam (Phat Lam); 21 grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren. Mai was predeceased by her husband Thinh Tram and one son, Thong Tram.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Mai Lieu , a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences