FLORENCE MEW CHUN WONG CHEE
Florence Mew Chun Wong Chee, 93, born in Hanalei, Kauai on October 8, 1923, the seventh child born to Kam Wong and Ngee Yee Say Wong passed away on January 20, 2017. Moving to Honolulu in 1934, settling in Kalihi, she graduated from Farrington High School. She met Benjamin Chee and they were married on March 20, 1948 at the Church of the Crossroads. Retiring from the FAA in 1980 she enjoyed a long retirement life, with the last few years at the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. Crafts, pottery, sewing, knitting, and crocheting were her passion. Known for her wreaths made from dry local flora, she participated in many craft fairs. Travel was also prominent as she visited cities from coast to coast plus China, Hong Kong and Bangkok. Los Angeles, San Francisco and of course, Las Vegas were her favorite destinations. She was a member of the Waiokeola Congregational Church and See Dai Doo and Duck Doo Societies. Florence is survived by sons Randall and Byron (Kathryn) of Los Angeles; daughter Rhonda (Pierre) Atlan of Las Vegas; granddaughter Jordan; sister Clara Wong Yee of Los Angeles, and many loving nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held on March 1st, at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Visitation 10 am, Service at 11:30 am, burial to follow. Casual attire, leis welcomed.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased