February 22, 1925 – Tillsonburg, Ontario
July 3, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Edith Belle Wing (nee Lee), beloved wife of the late Mr. Fred Yee Wing of Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the age of 89 years.
Edith was born in Tillsonburg, Ontario. During her teenage years, she moved to Vancouver, BC. Shortly thereafter she married Fred and moved to Banff, Alberta in 1943 where they became local pioneers and operated the first Chinese Restaurant, The Dominion Café, until 1970.
In addition to raising four children, Edith became an avid photographer and became very fond of the local community and the surrounding Rocky Mountains.
After the passing of her husband, Edith moved her family to Calgary. While looking after the family and maintaining a busy schedule, she was introduced to the game of golf. Her passion for the game grew through the years and continued until July 1st this year.
Edith will be much missed by her children and their spouses, Carole and Rick, Paul and Huguette, Brian and Ingrid, and Donald and Corinne; her seven grandchildren, Simon, Peter, Braden, Jeremy, Benton, Lily, and Nelson; as well her two brothers, two sisters and her many friends and fellow golfers.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Silver Springs Golf and Country Club on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, Edith and her family would appreciate your memorial tributes to be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. Thank you from the Wing Family.
In living memory of Edith Wing, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences