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Youang Keow Chen

Youang Keow "Mike" Chen, 58, of Allentown, passed away November 23, 2016 at his home. Born in Butterworth, Malaysia, Youang Keow is the son of Wei Yin & Lin Thye Chen. He was the co-owner of the House of Chen restaurant for over 35 years. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, watching football and going to the casino. He always put his family first.

He is survived by his father, mother and siblings, Siew Chin Yeung of Dallas, PA, Yang Choong Chen of Whitehall, PA, Siew Cheng Lim of Allentown, PA, Siew Foon Shiraishi of Allentown, PA, Youang Pin Chen of Allentown, PA, Siew Leng Poole of LaCresenta, CA, and Benjamin Thirat of St. Paul, MI, his nieces and nephews Stephanie, Stephen, Ke Wei, Liang Wen, You Te, Mei Yi, Ka Seng, Grace, Jacob and Noah. 

Services: viewing at 9:00 a.m. Saturday Nov. 26 at Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, 1227 W. Hamilton St., Allentown with services at 11:00.

Contributions: to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org in his memory.