Stephen “Twoy” Wong, 79, of Mattapoisett passed away on Monday July 7, 2014 in the company of his loving family.
Stephen was born in New Bedford to the late Jade (Woo) and Charlie Wong. He was the youngest of their seven children.
Stephen was a graduate of Tabor Academy in Marion, attended Syracuse University in New York and Southeastern Massachusetts Technical College in Dartmouth. He served in the United States Army from 1959-1961 and was on active duty in Okinawa, Japan, for one year.
In 1963, Stephen married Margaret “Pegi” Foley and moved to Mattapoisett. For over fifty years, he worked in his family’s iconic restaurant, the Cathay Temple, as part owner and general manager. He retired in 2000.
Stephen is survived by Pegi, his wife of 51 years, and three daughters: Jennifer Wong, Carolyn Wong Sedille and Shannon Wong-Sjoberg. Additional survivors include sons-in-law, Johannes Sjoberg and Douglas Sedille; granddaughters Olivia and Matilda Wong-Sjoberg and grandsons Benjamin and Dylan Sedille. He is also survived by his brother Dennis Wong, sisters May Moy and husband Philip, Sue van Wiggerin, and Debbie Holt, and several nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Service was held on Saturday July 12, 2014 at 9 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven.