Dr. Jessie C. Lee

Dr. Jessie C. Lee

AGE: 78 • Wilmington

Dr. Jessie C. Lee, age 78, a resident of Foulk Manor in Wilmington passed away on April 3, 2014.

Dr. Lee was born in 1935 in the Liaoning Providence of Manchuria China to the late Hsieuh San and Chow Ann Ho. She came to America in 1959 and attended MIT and the University of Pennsylvania earning her Doctorate Degree in Organic Chemistry in 1965.

She was a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and the Community College of Pennsylvania. She was also a research scientist and published author of several chemistry lab books.

Dr. Lee was an esteemed member and elder of the Chinese Community Church in Hockessin.

She is survived by her two sons, Larry Lee of Wilmington and Benjamin Lee of Bethesda, MD; daughter, Anna Lee of Los Angeles, CA; two brothers, Peter Ho of NJ and Richard Ho of Dover; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Monday April 7, 2014 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington where friends may visit from noon to 2 pm. Interment will follow services at Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Chinese Community Church, 1512 Brackenville Road, Hockessin, DE 19707.

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 5 to Apr. 7, 2014