ALAN PANG
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ALAN PANG (Reinsurance Specialist, Well known Coach of Markham Minor Hockey, Markham-Stouffville Stars, Unionville Jets, Markham District Baseball Association) Reinsurance Specialist. Passed away suddenly while skating at Nathan Phillips Square, on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at the age of 55 years. Alan, husband of Maggie Slider. Devoted father of Ethan and Jaclyn. Dear brother of Nelson and his wife Carolyn Quigley, Mary and her husband Michael Eisner, Mabel and her husband Lou Greenberg. Proud uncle of Conor and Liam, Danielle and Nicole and Paul. Visitation at the JERRETT FUNERAL HOME, 6191 Yonge Street, North York (south of Steeles Avenue) on Tuesday, January 1st from 3-7 p.m. Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 2nd at 11 a.m. in the Jerrett Chapel. Cremation to follow.



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Published in Toronto Star on Dec. 29, 2012.
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168 entries
December 27, 2016
Dear Pang family,
I was at Nathan Philips Square that night and performed CPR along with 2 other people. I have thought about all for you for 4 years. Tonight I was talking with my sister in law and she said she had found this obituary. I'm so very sorry.
Rachel Kinlough
August 5, 2015
Dear Mabe & family
I am sorry to hear of your brother's passing. It is while doing a search for your name that I came upon the obituary.
Hope we can reconnect. Tried locating you via FB No luck. My sincere condolences.
M-P Paquette
May 10, 2015
Nelson: The sign of a truly wonderful person is the legacy he usually leaves behind. Indeed, Al was that, laurel and I send our heartfelt condolences once again and wish your family happy memories of the little guy who loomed above us at Moss Park Arena. - ciao ang
angelo sgabellone
May 10, 2015
Yes Neil, Alan worked at the Citadel during those years.
maggie slider
May 9, 2015
Just wondering if Alan worked at Citadel Assurance in the late 80's early 90's?
Neil Bruton
January 1, 2014
Dear Alan. I miss you. I am sorry I could not be in Toronto for the 1 year anniversary skating. You have accomplished many wonderful things and blessed so many people in such a short time. I am proud of you. I just wished I had time to have said it in person. You left a deep void in my heart. With love always your sister, Mabe
Mabe Greenberg
December 29, 2013
Dear Alan, On Boxing Day,
Mary and I went skating at city hall in your honor and continued your tradition. I wish with all my heart that you were there, playing tag with me like we did as kids.
Thank you for the wonderful moments we shared ... you are painfully missed.
With my eternal love, Nelson
Nelson Pang
December 27, 2013
Alan, we went to Nathan Philip Square to enjoy a family skate on your behalf. You loved this place and it is now a tradition for us as well. We miss you terribly but I felt your presence watching and smiling over us as we skated.
I could almost hear you with one of your puns. It made me smile.

Sue (Duncan and the boys) xoxo
Sue Yee
December 27, 2013
Alan - I've been thinking about you and how you left us so quickly a year ago. We miss you at Saturday morning hockey.
RIP my Friend!
December 27, 2013
Yesterday was a very hard day. Cant believe a year has passed, still doesnt seem real! We have strong kids, it breaks my heart when i know theirs is broken. We shared some funny stories about you yesterday. Jaclyn talked about your "stupid jokes, which only you got." The day was harder for Ethan, he usually doesn't say much.
We think about every day, we know you are with us in spirit, Jaclyn and i can feel your presence. Hope you are at peace.
Love forever, Maggie, Ethan, Jaclyn
Maggie Slider
December 26, 2013
Dear Coach Alan:
I am still living in shocking although it has been one year.
I hope you are R I P.


Debbie Wong.
Debbie Wong
October 8, 2013
Nelson:

Very nice, Al would have loved it! -ciao angelo sgabellone
October 7, 2013
Heartfelt thanks to everyone for their condolences. I am very proud of Alan for his accomplishments and the positive impact on so many people. A facebook page has been set up for Alan as a way to share the many memories he captured with his photographs over the years. Please send a friend request to "alanpangmemorial" and I will provide access to his facebook page.
Nelson Pang
March 11, 2013
Our deepest sympathies go out to the Pang family. We were so sorry and shocked to just hear of Alan's sudden death. He was such a wonderful, kind, generous, loving person who always went out of his way to visit us in Winnipeg. He was especially thoughtful and caring when Bud was diagnosed with Leukemia. We will forever hold him dear to our hearts and cherish our friendship.
With love and prayers to all,
Marlene & Bud Parnell
January 16, 2013
I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear of Alan's passing. He was so kind and respectful to everyone. I remember his upbeat personality and how nice he always was. He made a strong impression on me when I worked at Aon. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. You're in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all. Frances Garganis
Frances Garganis
January 15, 2013
To Maggie and family, I too just found out today about the passing of Alan and was very sorry to hear that. I remember him as a man with much integrity. My sincerest sympathy to you and Nelson and your families.
Andrea and David Harland
January 15, 2013
Dear Maggie, Jaclyn, and Ethan:
I was just made aware this morning of the sudden passing of Alan. What a shock this must be for all of us who knew of his passion for physical activity. I would like to express my sincere sympathy to all of the family at the loss of a really "gentle man". I hope that the pain that you have experienced at his loss, will be in time, dulled, at the knowledge of the impact Alan had on the lives of those he touched, as is so evident by the sheer numbers of messages and their content that have been left in his memory. He will always be remembered as the first, and so far, only convenor of the Rednor Road street party. What a pleasure it was to have him, and you, his family, as my neighbours.
Tom Menagh
January 9, 2013
Dear Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn, I just heard the incredibly sad news about Alan and there are no words to express my sympathy for all of you. I will pray that you find peace and comfort in the arms of your family and friends. God bless you all .... Trish Gregory
Trish Gregory
January 7, 2013
Maggie, Jaclyn, Ethan and the Pang family.
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss.
Our heartfelt condolences and prayers are with you.
Maggie, should you need anything please do not hesitate to call
Love the DellaRocca's (Lana)
January 6, 2013
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
Brett Wong
January 5, 2013
Very shocking news, our condolences go out to you and your family Maggie our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Paul, Susan, Paul and Sean Cringle ( Victoria, British Columbia)
January 5, 2013
Our deepest condolences to Ethan, Jaclyn, Maggie, and Alan's family. We were really saddened by Alan's passing.

Sincerely,

Rob, Joanne, Kyle, Alex, & Evan McKay
Rob McKay
January 4, 2013
Dear Pang Family,

I am so sorry to hear of the sudden loss of Alan. I worked with Alan at RMS, he's such a kind and wonderful person. My deepest condolences to the family our prayers are with you.

Monica Shin (Vancouver, BC)
Monica Shin
January 3, 2013
Dear Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn,
I am still shocked and deeply saddened to hear about Alan's passing. Please accept my condolences for your loss. I know that Alan will be remembered by the many families he touched through his coaching in the community. Janine and I are thinking of you all, as are so many people who care about you.
Aldo, Janine, Adrian, Alexander and Hannah
Aldo Barovier
January 3, 2013
Pablo Canales
January 3, 2013
My husband John and I worked with Alan for several years and we were shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. Alan loved to speak about his children and passion for sports. We know he will be missed by many.
Janice Tonelli-Breen
January 3, 2013
I did not know Alan personally but admired him from a distance seeing him practicing and coaching with MDBA. Our son who plays ball against Jaclyn recognized Alan immediately. Our family is shocked to hear this news and all our deepest condolences and prayers go out to the Pang family.
The Dallaire Family
January 2, 2013
It is with great sadness to hear the shocking news of Alan's passing. My deepest condolences go to his family at this difficult time.
Sorana Costescu
January 2, 2013
I am extremely saddened to hear of Alan's passing. I was lucky to have met Alan at BEP over two decades ago. Alan stood out then, sharp, aggresive but most of all caring. He always took the time to listen and really cared about people. He even took me to the hospital one day after I was foolish enough to go to work with a rib broken in a soccer game the night before, taking the entire afternoon to wait with me. I had the good fortune of running into Alan pretty frequently over the last couple of years, chatting and going for lunch. He was the same as I remembered, always smiling and loving his family his work and his sports. I cannot put into words how sorry I am that he is gone. My best wishes to your family Alan, may you rest in peace.
Jamie Ross
January 2, 2013
We were shocked and saddened to hear of Alan's passing. He was a great dad, coach and friend. He will be missed.
Darrell, Nancy, Broughan & Lochlahn March
January 2, 2013
Dear Maggie and the Pang family,
It is with great sorrow that we send our deepest condolences on your sudden loss. We were completely shocked at the news, and deeply saddened. Although we have not kept in touch for the last few years, our memories of the good times we shared together are and will always be in our hearts. Alan was an amazing man we met him, and it appears that he escalated to even greater heights.
Please take care of yourselves, and know that you will always be in our hearts and minds.
Mike, Edna, and Cathy Lee
Montreal
Mike Lee
January 2, 2013
I was both saddened and shocked to hear of Alan's passing. I have know Alan for many years as both a colleague and friend.He will be missed.
Frank Sabo
January 2, 2013
Dear Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn, we are so sorry for the loss of your husband and dad. He was always there for all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Denise, Steve and Sabrina Davis
January 2, 2013
My deepest sympathy is extended to Alan's children and family at this difficult time. I had only known Alan since starting with SCM in Sept. 2011, but was lucky enough to have been the recipient of his caring and thoughtful ways. From when I first started with the company as the Receptionist, he would stop by frequently and ask if there was anything I needed or he could get me as I could not leave my work station without a backup person being there. You will be missed Alan.
Linda Berg
January 2, 2013
I understand that Alan was a frequent skater at Nathan Philip Square. While I did not meet Alan personally, I would like to express the sympathies of all the skating staff at NPS. Alan was known as a pleasant, congenial person. We are saddened to hear of Alan's passing. Yours sincerely, Wendy Jang (Supervisor of Active Living, City of Toronto, Parks & Recreation Division
Wendy Jang
January 2, 2013
Alan, you always had the biggest smile and eager to give advice and help in any way you could.......we will miss seeing you in and out of arenas, but please know we will always remember you and keep you in our bedtime prayers.....

Maggie, Jaclyn and Ethan, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.....

Our sincerest condolences,
Rebecca, Lauren and Christian Greco xoxo
Rebecca Douros
January 2, 2013
Mary and Family. It was a shock to hear the news. I am happy for Alan that his final moments were participating in an activity he loved and shared his gift of coaching with so many others.

Kind Wishes Sue and Cliff
Sue Gallagher
January 2, 2013
Nelson, Mary, Mabel - we were so shocked and saddened to learn about Alan. Losing a sibling is losing one of the deepest parts of your own self, and we hope that you will feel the love of your family and friends throughout this time, including all of your family in Winnipeg.
Richard, Shirley and Marcus Lim
January 2, 2013
This is very shocking and saddening.My deepest condolences to Alan's family during this sad and difficult time.
Eleanor Goolab
January 2, 2013
On behalf of the entire Markham District Baseball Association I would like to express our condolences to the Pang family. Alan was one of the most selfless volunteers we have ever had and we are extremely thankful for his contributions. He did it all from coaching to convening to umpiring and everything in between. There are a lot of kids in Markham that benefited from Alan and his dedicated efforts on the ball field. We will all miss him.
Greg Funk
January 2, 2013
A few years ago, me and some moms from ET Crowle School Coucil were having a meeting at Maggie's house. It was snowing on that night. When we came out of the house, Alan had clear all the snow on the windshield and windows of our cars. It was so nice and thoughtful of him.
Eliza Cheung
January 2, 2013
My condolences to the family.
Theo Michael
January 2, 2013
We are saddened to hear of the loss of Alan. We have many fond memories of the Toronto Santa Claus Parade and Alan capturing the happy smiles of the kids lined up on the street. We offer our deepest condolences to the family during this difficult time.
Kevin, Kathy, Ellie MacDonald
Kathy MacDonald
January 2, 2013
My deepest sympathies to Ethan, Jaclyn and Maggie. Alan was the one of the kindest and decent person I knew. He understood that being a father was the most important role in his life. I will miss our talks about hockey and baseball. My life was enriched by my friendship with Alan and he will be missed but not forgotten. Rest in peace my friend.
Keith Fillmore
January 1, 2013
Alan did everything for his kids, and players. He was most sincere about the fun and learning, and did not let winning and losing get in the way. He always had a positive and constructive outlook to everything he did. We will miss him dearly.
Kelvin Lee
January 1, 2013
Our sincere condolences at this very sad time.
Jeannette & Dave Rumbell
January 1, 2013
My condolences to Alan's family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Alan always took the extra time and care to help his hockey team and players. My deepest sympathy.
Tony Greco
January 1, 2013
Carol and I are deeply saddened by Alan's passing. I knew Alan from playing both hockey and baseball with him. We always stopped to chat whenever we met. Alan helped my girlfriend Carol a lot with information about ADHD which her son has and Alan's niece also has. Alan will be greatly missed in both the MMRHL hockey and the MORSL baseball leagues.
Jim Taylor
January 1, 2013
So Sad, So Sudden. I am surprised to learn of Alan Pang's passing at such a young age.
I have known Alan Pang through my brother, Duncan, since the 1980's. His passion is a genuine connection for outdoor sports, especially street hockey.
We would meet at Duncan's BBQ and Xmas parties and have fun with his kids, Ethan and Jacklyn, and my nephews, playing outdoor games. He particularly like to photograph family gatherings.
Alan is a devoted father and loving parent. I sincerely wish to extend my deepest sympathies to Maggie, Ethan and Jacklyn.
Losing a friend is a real loss.
Alex Que
January 1, 2013
Jaclyn,
My family wants to pass on our condolences and prayers to you and your family.

You and your dad officiated many of my son's baseball games this year. Alan was always very helpful giving feedback to coaches when they needed advice that would help the players, as it was always crystal clear that your cared about all the kids in the league.
When I last spoke with your dad, it was at the Markham Baseball appreciation night for the volunteers. Your dad was thrilled to emphasize about how very, very proud he was of you. He spoke about what a great pitcher you are and what a great person he knew you to be.

I can't help but think of Michael Jordan's response when he was once asked about losing his dad prematurely. Michael said that he was sad for the loss, but also incredibly grateful for all the time, love, and guidance that Jordan was able to get while he dad was still alive.

Your dad is in a better place right now and I know he remains filled with Joy when he thinks of what a wonderful person you have become.
Jamie Wall
January 1, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Maggie,Ethan and Jaclyn. May God bless and watch over you all during this sad and difficult time.

Anna & Vanessa
Anna Berardi-Rossano
January 1, 2013
My deepest sympathy and condolences go out to Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn. Alan and I worked closely together for the last several years. He was an amazing person, father and a great friend. He will be dearly missed.
Joe Alfano
January 1, 2013
Maggie, I was deeply saddened and shocked to hear of Alan's passing. Although we had lost touch over the years, I have many fond memories of playing softball with Alan. My thoughts and my prayers are with you, Jaclyn, and Ethan.

Barb Alexander
January 1, 2013
We have enjoyed having Alan as a member of our Wednesday morning hockey crew for the past 10 years. He never failed to make us laugh arriving each week fully dressed in his gear. All of us are saddened by this news and we will miss him.
Steve Johnston
January 1, 2013
We are deeply saddened by the news and in shock. Alan was a great coach to my son years ago. Alan was a very good kind hearted man.
The Coles Family
January 1, 2013
We are shocked and saddened by the passing of Alan. He was a terrific coach, dedicated volunteer and wonderful man. We will miss him greatly. Our deepest sympathies go to Ethan and Jaclyn, Maggie and the rest of Alan's family.
David, Lisa, Luke & Blake
Lisa McConnell
January 1, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this most difficult time. I worked in the same office as Alan for many years. When I retired I came into the office one day, Alan gave me a hug and said he missed my smile. These last words will alway be in my thoughts. Rest in peace my dear friend.
Sharon Collins
Sharon Collins
December 31, 2012
As I write this a couple of hours before the New Year, this will be the first time since 1976 that a year has started without Al, one of my my oldest and dearest friends, in my life. We played so many games together, football, broom ball, sponge hockey and hockey, shared so many memories of working out together and celebrating wins, I cannot believe we will not relive these times in our stories any more. Al was one the original people in the Assassins family of teams, and the friends we still have in common over all these years and his relocation to Toronto speak to our strong bonds and the love we have for each other. Al would drive us crazy with his incessant picture taking, through all the games, weddings, children growing up and all the other experiences of life, and how valuable those pictures seem now.
He has always been a very special person for us, and he cared about all of his old friends as we passed through all of the good times, and especially the bad, I cannot accept that he won't be there any more for us.
It is only a few weeks since we were together, and he spent much of our time telling me about how proud he was of his kids and showing me so many pictures of the two of them at baseball and hockey. I know his children and brother and sisters are in so much pain now, know that his old friends in Winnipeg share that with you. Your dad and brother was so very special, I will think of him always
Tim Shea
December 31, 2012
My deepest sympathy and condolences go out to Maggi, Ethan and Jaclyn as I share the pain of your loss.
Alan & I worked closely together for so many years and while our paths have not crossed recently, we were always able to pick up where we left off.
We celebrated so many milestones over the years and forged a deep respect both personally and professionally. Alan was an amazing father, coach, colleague and friend – always available to help and above all, Alan always remained true to himself.
We have all lost someone very special way too soon. I will cherish Alan's email of December 21st sending all good wishes and hope that he had a chance to read mine.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this very sad time.
Maureen (Mo) Mackay
December 31, 2012
Very sad news. I've worked with Alan and will always remember that precious smile. He had such a positive attitude with a very kind heart. My sincerest sympathy & condolences to his family. 3 years ago, you visited our office & gave me a BIG HUG. I remember how you talked about your children & how proud you were. You will be dearly missed. Rest in peace, Alan. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.
Teresa Orense
December 31, 2012
Our deepest condolences to Alan's family. Alan was a long time friend and we're very saddened to hear of his passing. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Fred & Phuong Wong
Fred & Phuong Wong
December 31, 2012
My sincerest sympathy and condolences to Alan's family. This is very sad. I've worked with Alan & will always remember that precious smile every time you see him -- a person with a very kind heart. After how many years, I will treasure that BIG hug you gave me. You've always talked about your children and so proud of them. Alan, you will be missed so much. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.
Teresa Orense
December 31, 2012
He will be sorrfully missed , one of the best human beings I have met in my life time and a wonderful team mate and will grieve his passing from this earth but rejoyce his entering into a beautiful and everlasting place where we will meet him one day again
Dan Vettraino
December 31, 2012
It was my honour to be a colleague of Alan's at RMS over the past several years. Despite his busy schedule, he always took time to encourage and support others. His gracious, calm, positive manner, warm smile, and kind words of encouragement--as well as the many great photos he took at company functions--will be greatly missed by his work family. Ethan and Jaclyn, your Dad was always so very proud of you and we knew you were his number one priority in life. My thoughts and prayers are with you both and with the rest of your family at this time.
Judy Corbett
December 31, 2012
Alan will be missed at the office. He always had a smile and something positive to say.
My thoughts and prayers are for his children and his family.
Anne Kerr
December 31, 2012
I am so saddened to lose the friend I had in Alan. He was such a giving, caring and patient man. For the last 8 summers he would help as a coach at KK Shooters Hockey camp so concerned about all the kids and at the same time able to spend time with Ethan and Jaclyn who he loved so very much.

My deepest condolences to Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn. May God bless you all at this difficult time.
Don Roe
December 31, 2012
Nelson, Maggie, Artie and family:

Laurel and I were sadend to read of Alan's recent passing and wish to send our sincerest condolences to you and your family. As you know, I had the absolute pleasure of playing and coaching Al for over 15 years in Toronto. Although small in size, it was a special treat for everyone to watch Al undress larger and perhaps more talented players at our blueline with his far superior defensive energy, and understanding of the game of hockey. We were all saddened when he left our group with his move to Markham. His on ice skills and leadership helped us win two of our six championships and for that we will always be grateful and hold his memory in a special place in our hearts, always. - ciao angelo and laurel sgabellone
December 31, 2012
My deepest condolences go out to Alan's family at this very sad time. Having worked with Alan for many years he always had something kind and positive to say to anyone he met.
He will be truly missed in our lives. My prayers go out to his children whom he loved more than anything.
Suzanne Natale
December 31, 2012
Dear Maggie,Ethan and Jaclyn, we are so sadden and sorry to hear of the passing of Alan
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Shelley & Tyler Nixon
December 31, 2012
Alan was my favourite coach out of all my 6 year baseball career. Taught me everything I needed to know. Great leader and a great coach.

Alan will be missed.
Nathan Nagallo
December 31, 2012
My deepest condolences to Maggie, Ethan, Jaclyn and family. I was shocked to hear the sad news. Alan will be sadly missed. I pray that God will confirm you during this hard time.
Love,
Linda Wang
December 31, 2012
I am shocked to hear of Alan's passing. He was my hockey coach for 2 years and he taught me so much on and off the ice. I would not be the player I am today without the help of Coach Alan. He was so dedicated and passionate about hockey and thoughts go out to the Pang family. He will be missed.
Ambareen-Rose Velji
December 31, 2012
Our families have spent numerous Xmases, and holidays together. Our boys have come to know Alan as "Uncle Alan" since they were born. He will be greatly missed. There is a void this New Year's Eve as he was suppose to come here with Ethan and Jaclyn to ring in the New Year. Our hearts are heavy. However, the memories we've made will never leave. The numerous photographs Alan took of the kids sitting at the bottom of the staircase or in front of the Xmas tree has now become a tradition in our house. We will never forget "Uncle Alan".

May he rest in peace!

Love always,
Sue, Duncan, Dylan, Mitchell and Jonathan Que
Sue Yee
December 31, 2012
Our family was deeply saddened by the news of Alan's death. As a fellow coach in the UMHA House League Midget Division, I truly respect and appreciate what Alan contributed to the positive growth of the young people in our community every week. He will be greatly missed.
Bill & Su Palmer, John, and Christine
Bill Palmer
December 31, 2012
It is with great sadness and shock to hear of Alan's passing, I have lost a good friend and the KK Shooters Hockey camp has lost a wonderful friend who gave his time the last 8 summers to help at the camp.

My deepest condolences to Maggie, Ethan and Jaclyn. He was so proud of his children and all of their accomplishments. May God comfort you all in this difficult time.
Don Roe
December 31, 2012
Please accept our condolences. We knew Alan through girls minor hockey. He will be truly missed. Thinking of you Jaclyn and your family. XO
Kathy and Danie Hayden
December 31, 2012
Our hearts go out to you, Maggie, Jaclyn and Ethan. Alan will always be remembered with a smile on his face whenever we met him at the rinks. He will be sadly missed.
Jim, Ingrid, Joey, Juliana Hutton
December 31, 2012
Fond memories of Alan and time spent with him Margaret and the kids during their visits to Kilmarnock and ours to Canada. A kind, loving and genuine Guy who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

On this Earth just a while, But your memory will never leave us. RIP Alan

Roddy, Jacqui & Aaron
Roddy King
December 31, 2012
We were greatly sadden to hear the shocking news of Alan's passing. Our sincerest and deepest condolences to Alan's family.
George and Joyce Que
December 31, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Klara & Roly
December 31, 2012
Mary, so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Barbara Kennedy
December 31, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to Alan's family and friends. Alan was a warm, caring and giving person who always took the time to help and go more than the extra mile. The community has suffered a great loss with his sudden passing.
The Hall Family; Prem, Kim, Caymen, and Rowan.
Prem Hall
December 31, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to Maggie and the family. It is indeed a shock to hear of his sudden departure.
Wendy & Daniel Tsui
December 30, 2012
Our family has many fond memories of Alan including on the ice and the Hockey Hall of Fame. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with all the Family. Love, Harry, Harry, Tim & Betsy Williams
Betsy Williams
December 30, 2012
My deepest condolences to Maggie, their children and Alan's family. I was very shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. Alan was always so nice and easy to talk to. He will be missed.
Kit Yuen
December 30, 2012
We were so saddened to hear of Alan's passing. We got to know the Pang family first as neighbours, and more recently as a Coach, when this past summer Alan coached Cole in baseball. Alan was an incredible coach and mentor to all of the children he came in contact with. He spent time with each player, working to improve their skills and their confidence in the game. He was a pleasure to watch teaching the kids. His love of Ethan and Jaclyn was evident at all times, he was so very proud of all of their accomplishments. Our condolences to Ethan, Jaclyn and Maggie, we are so very sorry for your loss. David, Lee Anne, Katelyn, Cole and Zoe McCarthy
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I've known Alan as a fellow Baseball Coach, parent and friend for a few years and am glad that he and Jaclyn were part of the Markham Mariners Peewee Select team last season. Alan was a great person whose dedication to his children and community was apparent to all who knew him.

When asked to join the team as an Assistant & Pitching Coach, Alan accepted the responsibilities enthusiastically. I learned during our first few email exchanges, even before the first practice, how much he cared about mentoring and teaching the team; his technical knowledge and ongoing learning were invaluable assets passed along through his coaching. One of my favorite memories of Coach Alan is from our post-game team meetings when he would ask the kids “So, what did you learn today?”

Alan, your positive guidance and influence touched the lives of many who will remember you fondly in years to come.

Maggie, Jaclyn, Ethan and the Pang family; we are truly sorry for your loss. Please know that your friends and community are grieving with you.


The Lattanvilles; Brian, Talia, Calvin & Carter
Brian Lattanville
December 30, 2012
Team of 2011-2012
December 30, 2012
My sincerest and deepest condolences to Alan's family. You are all in my prayers during this difficult time.

Rest in peace, dear friend.

Sintia Cicci
Sintia Cicci
December 30, 2012
Alan will be missed around baseball diamonds and hockey rinks around Markham, he was a very dedicated volunteer and always took time to thank me for volunteering as I did to him. He did so much for so many children by Coaching and encouraging each and every one of them. He will be missed by many. Jaclyn, Ethan and Maggie and to the rest of Alan's family our sincere condolences to all of you.

Elyse, Geoff, Jason and Jordan Floyd
Elyse Floyd
December 30, 2012
Words cannot express the shock of Alan's passing. Our deepest sympathy to his family. Doug & Sandra Godwin, Ajax, Ontario
Doug Godwin
December 30, 2012
All we can say is shocked and sad. In the early 80's I found myself in Toronto for 4 months. I didn't know anyone but the Pang brothers and being into sports myself, Al made sure that I had something to do all the time. Our thoughts are with you today.

Tom & Florence Harrison
Tom & Florence Harrison
December 30, 2012
Dear Nelson,
Our sincerest condolences on your brother's untimely and unexpected passing. You & your/Alan's family are in our thoughts.
Harry Wong & Wendy
Harry Wong
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