Jack ‘Chow Nuey’ Wong

August 12, 1930 – September 26, 2020
On Saturday, September 26th, Jack, husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 90 years.
Born August 12, 1930 in Canton province, China, he immigrated to Canada in 1951. While living in Vancouver in the early fifties, he worked at the Ovaltine Café and studied English and got married to Nancy “Yuk To” Kwan. The newlyweds moved to Williams Lake in 1957 and have been residents ever since.
Jack started out as a cook at the Ranch café but is best known since the late 60ʼs, as the head cook and part owner of the Lakeview Café till his retirement in 1994.
Jack will be forever be remembered by his wife, Nancy, sons David, and Tommy and daughter Betty (Dorwin), grand-daughter Katherine, 3 surviving sisters (Vancouver x2, New York) and one brother (Toronto). He was predeceased by two sisters (China).
A celebration of Jackʼs life will be held at 2pm, Wednesday, October 7th at the Esler Soccer Field Complex Clubhouse. The clubhouse is limited to 30 guests inside. There will be an outdoor overflow area with TV monitors and speakers on the large patio deck. The patio deck and soccer field are limited to 50 guests. Dress accordingly to an outdoor event. Face masks are recommended.
A reception will follow at 3pm at the same location with food and non-alcoholic drinks in the clubhouse and patio. Based on weather, we will try and maximize the use of outdoor spaces. Again, face masks are recommended.
Due to the pandemic not all family and friends will be able to attend, so there will be a second celebration held in Vancouver post-pandemic.
Email me at tom@caribouski.com for a website to livestream or zoom into this celebration.


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