Young Ja Lee
Oct. 10, 1937 - Dec. 9, 2017
Young Ja Lee passed away peacefully at her home in Hockessin, Delaware on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the age of 80.
She was born on October 10, 1937 in Seoul, South Korea to Chang-Hwan and Bok-Soon Kim. She attended Sung-Shin High School and College in Seoul, South Korea. She met her husband, Kyung Yun Lee, while working at a broadcasting studio and got married in 1957. She immigrated to America in 1978 with her husband and 2 sons where they resided in Paramus, New Jersey for 15 years. In 1991, she moved down to Hockessin, Delaware with her oldest son and his family. She was a active member of Delaware Korean United Methodist Church in Hockessin, Delaware.
Young was predeceased by her husband in January 1995. She is survived by her 2 sons, Won Sik (Jung) Lee of Hockessin, Delaware and Myung Sik Lee of Norwood, New Jersey, and her 5 grandchildren (Jason Lee, Jean Lee, Christie Lee, Brian Lee, and Yuji Lee). She is also survived by her 5 sisters and her brother who reside in South Korea and Long Island, New York.
Friends and family are invited to visitation on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, where services will begin at 7:30 pm. An additional service will be held on Wednesday morning at 10 am. Burial will be held at All Saint Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.