Passed away peacefully on January 23, 2018. Her kindness, giving spirit and relentless inner strength were an inspiration to those who knew her. She will be deeply missed by her daughter Lana (Nikki), sisters (Ann and Joan) and cherished friends (Carol, Woody, Garth, Bill and Ivone) and cousin’s (Carrie and Mary). We express our deepest gratitude for the kind support she received from the Palliative Care Unit of Providence Healthcare, where donations can be sent in her memory. To commemorate her legacy a Celebration of Life will take place at Dixon-Garland Funeral Home located at 166 Main Street N. Markham, ON, Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 11am – 1pm. On July 7th, 2018 she will return home to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Her spirit will live on with a memorial bench located on Commercial Street, where she cherished many fond memories. Online condolences may be placed at www.dixongarland.com.