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YEE – Juanita Wai Wah (Soohoo)

July 7, 1935 – May 1, 2010

Juanita Yee of Calgary passed away on Saturday May 1, 2010 at the age of 74 years, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Kwangtung, China, she immigrated to Canada in 1958. Juanita excelled at her career as a hairstylist for a number of years before shifting her focus on operating the family-owned Chinese food restaurant. Over the years, she took great pleasure in caring for her grandchildren and spending time with friends.

Juanita is survived by her loving mother Ngar Ying Soohoo; her four children: Gail (Barney) Woo, Judi (Tom) Leong, Sandi (Peter) Seto, and Kevin; and eight grandchildren: Cara, Aaron, Janine; Jordan, Victoria; Isaac, Davis and Evan. She is also survived by her brother Roy (Jane) Soohoo, and niece Tiffany.

She was predeceased by her father, Dok Yun Soohoo and her sister, Fee Hun Carol Soohoo.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, May 7, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Juanita Yee, 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.

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  1. Ennio Trevisanut :

    Judi, Tom, Jordan, Victoria and the rest of your family. I would like to extend my deepest condolence in the death of your mother/grand mother. Having been through this with my dad not long ago I do feel your pain and heartbreak. God bless you all.
    Ennio, Veronica and Angela

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  2. Judy and Bill Fung :

    Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. It was so nice to talk and share at the hospice. We will treasure our chats with your mom when she ‘came out’ to visit.

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  3. Susan and Kevin Van Alstyne :

    Sandi & Judi
    So sorry to hear about your mom. We wish we could be there with you. May God comfort you during this difficult time. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.
    Susan & Kevin

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  4. Rosemary, Gary & Amanda Mar :

    We would like to express our sincere condolences on the passing of your dear mother. We know it is a difficult time now and our thoughts are with you.
    Someone so special can never be forgotten.

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