In memory of

Chui Chuck Au 區超卓先生

November 16, 1923 -  April 3, 2021

At the age of 97, Chuck Au passed away on April 3, 2021. Chuck was born in Hoi Ping, Guangdong, China to Wah Quan (George) and Polin Au. He came to Canada in 1947 to join his father George and Uncle Jim in Halifax. He operated the Deluxe Cafe with Wing Ding Au in St. John's, NL from 1953-58. During this time he was reunited with his wife Ann and his mother Polin. Eventually they settled in Fergus, ON where he opened the Black and White Restaurant in 1960. Together with his wife and growing family, they ran a successful business for 58 years.

Chuck was a proud member of the Fergus community. He touched the lives of many people with his generosity. He was friendly and welcoming to all with his sharp wit and sense of humour. Chuck was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved the racetrack and slot machines and often had great success.

Chuck was preceded in death by parents George and Polin (nee Cheung); and Ann (nee Ho) his late wife and mother of his children: Jenny (predeceased), Dave (Cathy), Don, Anna (Ted), Ed, Linda (Charles).
He is survived by his wife Sue (nee Tan) and their son Jack.
He will be dearly missed by his grandchildren: Alison, Heather and Kevin Au, Ben, Adam and Aaron Calverley, Carly and Bridget Lam.
Chuck will be fondly remembered by his extended family and many cherished friends.

A private family service will be held Monday, April 12, 2021. Memorial donations to Heart and Stroke.( are welcome.


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Laura Archibald (Customer)

Entered April 7, 2021 from Guelph

I always remember going to pick up two specials at the Black and White (or Chuck’s as us locals called it) when growing up in Fergus/Elora. He was always kind and had a genuine smile. I still remember the “throne room” in the basement. Rest In Peace Chuck❤️

Tom and Linda May 

Entered April 7, 2021 from Fergus

I have lived here my whole life and I worked in the restaurant in my high school years, mid 1960's. Great memories from then. Chuck was such a kind man and could remember everyone. Condolences to all the family.

Jason Ramage (A friend)

Entered April 7, 2021 from Fergus

He was a good man and friend to everyone in Fergus my he RIP

George Lanzon (Customer.)

Entered April 7, 2021 from Fergus

We have only been in Fergus for four years, but I remember seeing him in the Restaurant when dining there, before Covid.

Jim & Marion Marsland (Friends)

Entered April 7, 2021 from Fergus

RIP Chuck!!


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