Ellen Num died June 11, 2010. She was born May 5, 1959 in the Toronto area to Harry and Lilac Num. Ellen was a caseworker in government job placement agencies and a career counsellor, helping people write resumes and prepare for the workforce. She was also active in the Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre. Ellen’s life changed when she accepted Christ as Saviour. She was baptized Dec. 13, 2009, at Glencairn MB Church, Kitchener, Ont. An avid student, Ellen loved God’s Word and wrote many Scripture passages in her journal. Her newfound faith was tested when she was diagnosed with cancer. She chose to see this trial as an opportunity for joy. The last 18 months of Ellen’s life were triumphant, as she confronted her illness with elegance and determination. Predeceased by her father and 1 brother, Ellen is mourned by her mother; 5 siblings; nieces and nephews.