A well-known member of Vancouver’s Chinese community has died.
Bill Wong, 95, passed away in his sleep last weekend. He and his brother Jack inherited the family business, Modernize Tailors, from their father and worked for almost 70 years in the shop on West Pender Street. Their father opened the shop in 1913.
Jack passed away four years ago.
Bill made suits for everyone, including some well-known celebrities such as Sean Connery and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
WATCH: Global News report on the Wong brothers in 2012: