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Poon Young, Nicholas

POON YOUNG, Nicholas

1992 - 2022

NICHOLAS JOSEPH WILLIAM POON YOUNG

Nicholas Joseph William “Chomps” Poon Young, age 29, beloved son of Germaine and Derrick Poon Young of Ottawa, Ontario, passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario. He was born on July 18, 1992 in Ottawa and attended Devonshire elementary school and Nepean High School locally.

Nicholas was a unique person with a kind, fiery spirit, and was always ready for the next adventure. His life journey included professional experience in digital photography and music video directing and production and he relished international travel and culinary exploration.

He leaves behind heartbroken parents, elder brother Matthew, sisters Krysten, Celisse, Aliyah and Mireya and brother-in-law Neilsen Drayton, as well as many beloved cousins in Trinidad. Nephew of Vilma Alexis, Peter Salina (deceased), Ita Salina, Viator Salina, Judy Fuller (deceased), Bertin Salina, Bryan Salina and Nigel Salina; Patricia Poon Young (deceased), Clinton Poon Young, Lou Vanessa Poon Young, Genevieve Poon Young (New York) and Hayden Poon Young (New York).

A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday 13th April, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 100 Young St. in Ottawa. A short celebration of Nicholas’ life will then follow in the church’s lower hall. He will be interred at Hope Cemetery, 4660 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1T 3W7. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Nicholas’ memory to young, aspiring creative artists; youth resources centres; families in need and; animal shelters.

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Germaine Poon Young and family

There are no words for your loss. I am thinking of you and praying that someday you would find solice and comfort. I am so so sorry for your loss.

Ann

Doril Ann Beckles-Lamont, April 19, 2022

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