August 5, 1933 – Guangdong, China
June 5, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
Anthony Mok was born in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China. He was the youngest of nine siblings. His father died when he was young, leaving him in the loving care of his siblings. He respected his older brothers and sister very much and by their example he extended his love to his nephews and nieces. He cherished his deep relationships with his family and friends.
In life, he has a “can do” attitude on striving for excellence or reaching the goals he set. In high school, he was deeply involved with the scouts and was recognized with medals. He eventually developed a love for orchids and devoted his life to find ways to best cultivate them. He prided himself in winning many orchid exhibit competitions.
As a teacher, he gained students’ respect with discipline and love. His students valued his lively teaching. In leading extra-curricular activities, he excelled in nurturing students in the orchid group, drama and music activities as well. Some of his students have achieved success in the orchid circles across Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.
Five years ago, he was diagnosed with Brain Degeneration, and two years later he moved into Wing Kei Nursing Home under good care. Unfortunately, on June 5 he suffered Acute Pneumonia and passed away.
Anthony is survived by his wife Grace, son Calvin, daughter Kathy, son-in-law Frankie Fung and granddaughter Natalie Fung. Anthony is now rested in the Lord. Though he is dearly missed by his family, they are grateful that under God’s blessing, Anthony left them peacefully and without pain.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Anthony Mok, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.