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JUNG, Yit Jang (Frank)

JUNG, Yit Jang (Frank)

April 5, 1939 - September 16, 2019

Frank Jung passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital on September 16, 2019 with his wife and family by his side.

Frank will be lovingly remembered by his wife Melany Jung, his children and grandchildren; Mijanou (John, Justin, Jade, Daniel) Verdon; Annick (Kyle, Mya, Ella, Cody) Fitkin; Karin (Neville, Isaiah, Tiana) Chand; Gordon (Andrea, Jasmine, Nathan) Weynschenk; Barb (Dave, Jamie, Kyla, Stuart) Isherwood; Henry Shew; extended family and dear friends in Canada and overseas.

Born in Canton China, Frank came to British Columbia, Canada at the young age of 14 years old. Over the years he perfected his skills as a chef and followed his passion for food and business throughout the Okanagan Valley. He will be fondly remembered for his warm generosity, his flair and creativity in the kitchen and above all, his desire to make the favorite dishes of those he knew and loved.

He will be sadly missed but never forgotten.

Condolence Messages
  • Sep 24, 2019
    Melany, my condolences to you and your family of the loss of Frank. May all the good memories prevail to help you through your grieving & beyond. Karen Rowen
  • Sep 23, 2019
    My condolences to Melany and family, Frank was such a wonderful person and a wonderful cook, we enjoyed our visits with you. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    Craig and Monique Kaetler
  • Sep 23, 2019
    Melany and family:
    We just heard of Frank's passing. Our hearts are with you at this difficult time. We have so many fond memories of Frank in the kitchen, as a friend, as a business associate. He was such a kind, thoughtful, generous man. He will be missed.
    Dwayne and Dorothy Smith
  • Sep 19, 2019
    I am so sorry Melany and family for your loss, Frank was a great gentleman. The world will miss this special man as will I. My sincerest sympathies to all of you.
    Cathy Codd
  • Sep 18, 2019
    Dear Melany and family. We wish you much strength in this difficult time. You and Frank opened your home to so many people who enjoyed your hospitality. The food and drinks never stopped coming. Frank the most gracious host is finally at peace. Please don't hesitate to call if you need help.
    With love, Ben and Coby
  • Sep 18, 2019
    Melany and family, so sorry to hear of Frank's passing; I sure hope that he passed on his famous chow mein recipe to you and the kids so that the tradition stays alive! We are all thinking of you warmly.
    Lorraine, Carolyn and Laura, the Peachland girls....
  • Sep 18, 2019
    Frank was a great chef and a friend to many of us. We will miss him at our family gatherings and the lovely oriental cuisines that he prepared for us. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Our sincere condolences to his wife Melany, his children, grandchildren and extended family members.
    Greg and Vina
  • Sep 18, 2019
    Such a lovely, soft spoken man. We feel very lucky to have known him and to have experienced his many culinary delights! Sending you all many hugs and holding you all in our thoughts. xx
    Kim, Keith, Alexie & Janelle Glover
  • Sep 18, 2019
    Condolences to Melany, Karin, Gordon and Families. on the passing of your husband and father. He was a great chef and excellently satisfied the appetites of Peachland residents with superb food. May you find peace in remembrance of a good friend. He will be missed.
    Don Wilson