Dong Yang, 100, of St. Petersburg, passed away on August 3, 2019. She is survived by a large family, including nine children, three generations of grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three children, three brothers, and two sisters. Dong was a strong woman who survived by strength and perseverance. She escaped for Laos to Thailand and later immigrated to the United States. Services will include a visitation from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm on Saturday, August 31, and service on Sunday, September 1 at 9:00, all at Sorensen Funeral Home.