YUEN, Peter Ng - June 11, 1942 - January 8, 2021 - Peter, age 78, a proud Torontonian, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 8, 2021, with his two daughters holding his hands and by his side.
Peter attended St. Benedict’s College in Trinidad. He then went on to study at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts, Commerce degree in 1969.
Peter dedicated his working life to Citizen and Immigration Canada, where he worked for over 35 years, from 1975 to 2011, and where he held the title of Senior Program Adviser, managing settlement programs for immigrants and newcomers to Canada, and writing speeches for senior members of the department.Peter will always be remembered for this zest for life, his love for people, his infectious optimism and his dedication to spiritual development and enlightenment. As a man who whole-heartedly committed to learning new crafts throughout his life, he served as an example that one can do anything at any age.
Peter is survived by his spouse Elizabeth Ng Yuen and loving daughters Tanya Heimlich-Ng Yuen and Nicole Ng Yuen-Earnshaw, and their spouses Christian Heimlich and Marcus Earnshaw.
He was the brother of Rosemarie Foley, Shirley Hong Tong, Patricia Lam, Pat Reid and John Ng Yuen, and 'Uncle Peter' to eight nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date, when it is possible for his large circle of friends and family to gather together to celebrate his life.