Mr. Anh Van Ly, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, cousin, and uncle passed away at 1:42 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at the age of 78. Mr. Ly was born on October 1, 1943 in My Tho, Vietnam.
As a Vietnamese refugee, he left his homeland and his wife with his only child Ron and a duffle bag of belongings to come to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1979 to find a better life. Shortly after, he sponsored his wife Lua to reunite with him in his new hometown to raise his family. Mr. Ly was a true family man. He worked endlessly and endured hardship until his final days to support his family and provide them with a good future. Mr. Ly was a generous and compassionate man who is loved by everyone around him. As an only son in his family of six, he played the role of a father figure and the go-to guy for help and advice to whoever needed it, especially his relatives. He frequently donated to charities, as well as strangers in need.
Mr. Ly was a self-sufficient man who didn’t like to be helped, but always offered help to others. He always thrived to be his best at everything he had done. Mr. Ly enjoyed reading, traveling, and eating out, especially with his family and relatives.
Mr. Ly is survived by his wife Lua Thi Ly, son Ronald Ly, daughter-in-law Janice Tien, two granddaughters Angelina Ly and Nicole Ly, sister Anh Ly Teitler, brother-in-law Sidney Teitler, brother-in-law Chris Risser, and his extended aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
As family members and dear friends, we love you and miss you dearly and will remember you for eternity. Your jobs and responsibilities are all now achieved and accomplished so you may get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. We thank you for all your service, your love and devotions, and the memories that we shared. You may be far from us physically, but you are closer than ever spiritually in our hearts. Farewell for now until we meet again. May your soul rest in peace.