US Air Force

William Poo Shing

August 12, 1929 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

William Poo Shing, age 91, of Lakeville, died on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at the Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

Born in Lakeville, he was the son of the late Lee Guey & Toi (Shee) Shing.  William grew up in Lakeville and was a lifelong resident of Lakeville.  In 1951, he entered the U.S. AirForce during the Korean Conflict, served as an Airman 3rd Class and was honorably discharged in 1952.  William worked for over 50 years as a Master Electrician for his company business, Shing Electric of Lakeville.  He loved to hunt and was an avid fisherman.  William is the last of the full-blooded Cantonese relatives; family first, work hard and help those in need.  He was a great father; a loving and caring man, who will be truly missed by many.

William was the beloved father of Corinne Rego & her husband George of Fall River, Jennifer Shing of Wareham (& her late husband Christopher John Paiva) and William L. Shing of Lakeville; loving grandfather of Tara, Johnny, Caili, Melissa, Sarah and Jade; great-grandfather of Aidan, Kade, Evelyn and Logan; dear brother of the late Jean Shing, Lillian Valler, Jeanon Shing and Mae Shing.

Family and friends are welcome to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, from 3:00-7:00 PM.

All are welcome to the funeral service at the Ashley Funeral Home, Middleborough, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 10:00 AM.

Interment with military honors will follow at the Sampson Cemetery, Bedford Street, Route 18, Lakeville.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the New England Wildlife Center, 500 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Interment Following Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 14, 2021

Sampson Cemetery
Bedford Street
Lakeville, MA 02347

Donations

New England Wildlife Center
500 Columbian Street, South Weymouth MA 02190

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