Chuck Hee Lew, a resident of Hopewell Junction since 2002, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY. He was 84.
Son of the late Sui Wing Lew and Yip Oi Chen, he was born in Guangzhou, China on November 1, 1935. He emigrated to the United States in 1962 and resided in Bronx, NY where he owned and operated New Din Dragon Restaurant for many years. Chuck continued to work as a chef at other Chinese restaurants until his retirement in 2006. His hobbies included walking and taking trips to Atlantic City.
In 1967, he married Fung Shang Mak in Hong Kong, China. Mrs. Lew survives at home in Hopewell Junction. Additional survivors include his son, John S. Lew of Hopewell Junction as well as many nephews and nieces.
Chuck was predeceased by two brothers, Chuck Fong Lew and Chuck Ung Lew; as well as his sister, Boi King Ngai.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 2 at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 3 at the funeral home, followed by interment at St. Denis Cemetery in Hopewell Junction.
For online tributes, you can visit Chuck’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.