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In Memory of

Lai Fong Gong

April 18, 1920 - March 20, 2015

Obituary


Lai Fong Gong passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Sanger, CA. She first arrived in America from Kwangtung, a southern province in China, at the port at Treasure Island on June 27, 1947. They resided in, San Francisco, CA, where her husband earned a living as a butcher in a meat market in Chinatown.

U-Save Market in Parlier, CA, was established by our parents in 1973, and is still in business today.

Our Mother's passion was baking special cookies and Chinese dishes to celebrate various holidays throughout the year. She also...

Lai Fong Gong passed away on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Sanger, CA. She first arrived in America from Kwangtung, a southern province in China, at the port at Treasure Island on June 27, 1947. They resided in, San Francisco, CA, where her husband earned a living as a butcher in a meat market in Chinatown.

U-Save Market in Parlier, CA, was established by our parents in 1973, and is still in business today.

Our Mother's passion was baking special cookies and Chinese dishes to celebrate various holidays throughout the year. She also liked to garden, and would grow a large plot of variety Chinese leafy green vegetables and melons for soup during the winter months. She is loved for her kindness, caring and good nature.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Lum Gong; and Christopher and Franklin Gong.

Lai Fong is survived by her three daughters, Alice Yamamoto of Visalia, CA, Margaret Lum of San Jose, CA, and Maylan Wong of Saratoga, CA. She has five grandchildren, Tiffani, Scott, Charles, Craig, Jackie, and David; and six great-grand-children, whom she eagerly looked forward to their visits and to have them take her out to eat.

Visitation will be held at Stephens & Bean Chapel on Sunday March 29, 2015, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

A Graveside Service will be held at Belmont Memorial Park on Mon- day, March 30, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.

Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 7425 N Palm Bluffs Avenue, Suite 101, Fresno CA 93711.