Long time Napa resident, Mary C. Chan passed peacefully in her home on February 21, 2020.
Mary was born on April 3,1936 in New York City. Raised in the Bronx, she attended Walton High School and graduated from Baruch College, City University of New York in 1958. Mary worked as an Executive Secretary in NYC and later in California. Married Ging Chan of Napa, CA on June 13,1976 in NYC.
A notable Napa Valley watercolorist, Mary studied at the Art Students League of New York, Napa Valley College and was a member of Midwest Watercolor Society. Mary's beautiful artwork was exhibited in more than 100 juried shows; winner of many first place Blue Ribbon Awards; avid tennis and golf player; and traveled to over 50 countries with Ging.
She is survived by her brothers George Chin, Edward Chin, Thomas Chin and her sisters Sue Wong and Elaine Lee and many nephews and nieces. Mary C. Chan and her husband Ging Chan will be laid to rest together on February 26, 2020 at Tulocay Cemetery in Napa.
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