Shook Jing Mah (nee Lee)
August 14, 1934 - October 05, 2021
Obituary For Shook Jing Mah (nee Lee)
Shook Jing Mah (nee Lee), loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and resident of Wetaskiwin, AB passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in Wetaskiwin, at the age of 87 years.
Shook Jing Mah was born on August 14, 1934, in Canton, Kwangtung, China. In 1948, she arrived in Hong Kong after leaving China. She came to Canada in October, 1957 to marry Pon Chee Mah in Vancouver, BC. They eventually made their way to Grande Prairie, AB where they were involved in various businesses. Pon and Shook started the Grande Prairie Steam Laundry in the early 1960’s. When Pon opened the Golden Star Restaurant in 1969, Shook continued to work at the Laundry. In 1980, when the Golden Inn Hotel was opened, Shook had retired.
In 2005, Pon and Shook moved to Wetaskiwin to be closer to family. In 2008, Shook resided at the Long Term Care facility at the Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre until her passing.
Shook will be loving remembered by her daughter Suzanne (Dr. John) Tam; and her grandchildren Dr. Andrew Tam of Edmonton, AB, and Michelle (Mish) Tam of Toronto, ON. She will be fondly remembered by her brother, Norman Lee; niece Lisa Dunn and family; nephews Marvin (Kathy) Lee and family, and Dennis Lee; as well as numerous relatives in Canada and USA.
She was predeceased by her father Lin Deu Lee; mother Hong Hou Lee (Chu); father in-law Chuk Muk Mah and mother in-law; sister in-law Hilda Lee; nephew in-law David Dunn; and her sons Normie and Pedro.
A Viewing will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave). Memorial Service will take place after the Viewing. Interment to follow at the Grande Prairie Cemetery (84th Ave and 112 St).
A link will be available 15 minutes prior to the service on Shook’s obituary on Oliver’s Funeral Home Website.
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The family wishes to convey a very special thank you to all the staff at the Wetaskiwin Long Term Care for their care and compassion. A special thank you to Dr. William Hendriks of Wetaskiwin for his diligent medical care.