Yee M. Cheng
1927 – 2010
Danielson – Yee M. Cheng, 83, of Waterman St., passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2010, in Regency Heights of Danielson. He was the loving husband of Ngor Y. (Lau) Cheng. Born in Fuzhou, China, he was the son of the late Mui Ng Cheng.
Mr. Cheng immigrated to America in 1978 and in partnership with his family founded the Jade Garden Restaurants of Danielson and Putnam.
In addition to his wife, Yee is survived by his sons, William “Bill” Cheng and his wife Sarah of Danielson, and Sam Cheng and his wife Sau Ching of Brooklyn; his daughter Amy Siow and her husband Dennis of Silver Springs MD, and Mui Wah Chan and her husband Zee Huang of Long Island, NY; his sister, Ying Chu of China; and his grandchildren, Kathy Cheng, Jason G. Cheng, Kyle Cheng and Jaden Cheng.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Yee’s family from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, September 3, 2010 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam with a service in the funeral home at 7:00 pm. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery in Braintree, MA will take place on Saturday, September 4, 2010. Memorial Donations may be made to Day Kimball Hospital Oncology Department, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com
Will and Mary Doiron
Dear Bill and Sarah,
We were sorry to hear that Bill’s dad died. It is always difficult to lose someone you love and losing a parent is especially difficult no matter the age. We hope that memories of all the good times you shared will be comforting.
We send you hugs from Seattle.
Will and Mary