Peacefully, in her home and surrounded by her family, Buck So (Betty) Young, passed away on August 10, 2021 at the age of 90. Buck was born in Guangzhou, China and married her husband, Larry in 1947. They immigrated to Canada in 1949, where they opened a laundromat and a fruit market. Buck was a hard working entrepreneur while raising three children and learning a new language in a new country. She worked tirelessly to make a life for her children and the generations to come. Buck was known for her love of bringing the family together for home-cooked meals, and she took great joy in spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to get together with friends to play mahjong, and enjoyed her travels back to her home country of China.
Buck is survived by her beloved husband of 74 years, Larry Young; three children, Lily (Vincent), Gary (Deb) and Terry; six grandchildren, Scott (Mary), Ryan (Suzanne), Paul (Ewan), Kevin (Danielle), Greg (Heidi), Tyler; and nine great-grandchildren, Cole, Nicholas, Brady, Nico, Jasmine, Amelia, Erica, Hazel, and Mila.
Buck was predeceased by her parents, Chiu Low So and Chau Gay So, brother, Yam Chi So and sister, Po Chai So
Visitation will be at Pine Hills Cemetery & Funeral Centre, 625 Birchmount Road on Sunday, August 15, 2021, 2:00 – 6:00 PM and Monday, August 16,2021 from 1:00-2:00pm, with Funeral Service to follow at 2:00pm.