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Sally Leong Fong, Rancho Palos Verdes

Sally Leong Fong has gone home to be with the Lord on November 5, 2014. Sally was preceded in death by her loving husband Benny Fong, son Michael Gene Fong, father Wing Leong, and mother Yung Shee Leong. Sally is survived by her three children: Debra Jean (Glen) Tao, Patricia Lynn (Gary) Fong, Marvin Glenn (Lisa) Fong and six grandchildren: Cara, Ashley, Amber, Brandon, Erin and Jordan. Sally was loving sister to the late Aileen (Gim) Jung, George (Dorothy) Leong, Charles Leong, the late Mabel (Robert) Shackelford, Annie (Ed) Raback, Emma Miller, Viola Leong, the late Betty (Jack) Pulliam, and James (Maria) Leong.
Sally was born on November 29, 1934 in Saint Louis, Missouri and graduated in 1953 from McKinley High School. Later that year Sally began a three-year pen-pal courtship with a young man in California, Benny Fong. They married in 1958 and settled in Claremont, CA. Son Michael was born in 1960. Sally and Benny purchased Hilltop Food Market in Inglewood, CA in 1961. One year later, daughter Debra was born. The family then moved to Torrance, CA. Second daughter Patricia was born in 1964, then second son Marvin was born in 1967. The Fongs moved to Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in 1968. After 24 years Sally and Benny sold the market and retired briefly. They then started Kent Realty and Investment with Benny's brother Kent in 1986.
A public viewing will take place on Friday, November 14, 2014 from 4 pm to 8 pm at McKenzie Mortuary, 3843 Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA. The graveside interment service will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11 am at Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 South Western Avenue, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, followed by the Celebration of Life Service at 12:30 pm at the Palos Verdes Baptist Church, 28 Moccasin Lane, Rolling Hills Estates, CA.
Floral tributes should be sent to McKenzie Mortuary.

As an option in lieu of flowers, please consider donating to charities of special meaning to Sally:
Palos Verdes Baptist Church, 28 Moccasin Lane Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
, PO Box 742030 Los Angeles, CA 90074-2030
Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 11, 2014
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