Jing Joy Cao, 42, of Chesapeake, Va., passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. “Joy” was born in Shanghai, China, to Fang Ming Cao and Cui Di Liu.
In addition to her parents, she leaves behind her loving husband, Todd Glidden; and children, Mason and Tyler.
In her short time here with us, she brought an immeasurable amount of joy, laughter, pride, love and happiness to anyone who knew her. Joy graduated from Rutgers Douglass College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry. She served her country in the U.S. Navy. Joy graduated from National University with her M.A. in Instructional Design. She served as an EMS technician with Virginia Beach. Joy had nearly completed a Master’s in Physician Assistant at Eastern Virginia Medical School before being diagnosed with cancer. She was a loving mother, a wonderful wife, and a generous friend. She touched many lives and will be sorely missed.
A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life will be held beginning at 10 a.m. with a time of togetherness and a meal of consolation.