Yu-King YAN

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YAN, Yu-King Yu-King passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15th, 2013 surrounded by family. Yu-King was born January 17th 1932 in Toyshan, China. In 1968, he brought his young family from Hong Kong to Victoria. In those early years, he worked as a Chef at different local Chinese restaurants. Later, he became the proud owner of Peking House Restaurant in Chinatown from 1977 until his retirement in 1995. He was a very active and respected member of the local Chinese Community. He dedicated his entire life to his family. He enjoyed his game of mah-jong, watching harness racing and WWE wrestling. During his retirement, he always looked forward to joining his many friends for coffee and dim-sum lunch. Yu-King leaves behind his loving and caring wife Yuk-To, his children, Michael (Fei), Russell (Lisa) and Eva Robitaille (Pierre), grandchildren Fawnia, Justin, Jasmine, Cody, Macayla, Jocelyne and Hailey. He also leaves behind 1 sister and 3 brothers with many nephews and nieces. Dad, Grandpa: "Your legacy will be forever in our hearts." A Funeral Service for Yu-King will be held at the Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra St. at North Park St., on Wednesday, February 27th 2013 at 1 p.m., followed by burial at Royal Oak Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Chinatown Care Centre or the Victoria General Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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Published in Victoria Times-Colonist on Feb. 24, 2013
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