Mr. Wai Nee Tsai was born in Ningbo, China. He married Ai Chen from Taiwan in the 1960s. They were married for more than 55 years, and had three children and five grandchildren.
Mr. Tsai grew up in Ningbo, China. He traveled the world for many years as a merchant mariner. He moved his family to the U.S. in the 1970s and worked at restaurants in Cambridge. He eventually came to own a restaurant, the House of Peking, with his brother in law, Shih Chu Wu. Mr. Tsai worked as a chef at the restaurant for 17 years before he retired.
Mr. Tsai was remembered by his family as a patient, kind, generous and caring person. When he was traveling around the world, he supported his family and the whole village back in Taiwan. He loved and cared for his wife and children, and took care of his grandchildren for many years.
Mr. Tsai died after a long and honored life of 95 years. He is survived by his wife Ai Chen Tsai, his son Kee Tsai (Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, Keeton, and Kamden), his daughters Lili Tsai, (Victor Shing, Christopher, Victoria and Sabrina), by his daughter Molly Tsai, by a sister and brother and their extended family in Ningbo and by many relatives in Taiwan and the United States who remember his generosity and love with great affection.
Services were held at the Burns Funeral Home in Cambridge on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. The graveside service will be on July 16, at 9:30 a.m. at Cambridge Cemetery on 76 Coolidge Avenue.