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Joan Elizabeth (Rose) Dixon

May 21, 1944 ~ July 7, 2018 (age 74)
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DIXON, Joan Elizabeth (nee Rose)

1944 - 2018

Sadly, Joan in her 74th year passed away peacefully at Providence Care Hospital on July 7, 2018 after battling cancer for 22 years. Born to George and Louise Rose (nee Vankoughnett) on May 21, 1944. Loving husband and soulmate of 56 years to John Edward Dixon, cherished mother of son Dale (Cathy) Dixon, daughter Cindy Dixon, grandchildren Julie (Jason) Dixon, Cory Dixon, Kristina (Matt) Kelly. Survived by brothers Elwood (Diana) Rose, Gary Rose, brother-in-law Larry (Celia) Dixon, and predeceased by brother Glen Rose. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Joan found joy in singing and dancing, doing crafts and cooking (which her family never complained about). Joan was truly an inspiration to many because of her strength and determination, her great sense of humor, her stubbornness and how family oriented she was. Family and friends will be received at the TROUSDALE FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, July 14, 2018 between the hours of 10-11am, service to follow in the chapel at 11am, with interment following at the Sydenham Cemetery, after the interment everyone is welcome back to the funeral home for refreshments and fellowship. Donations can be made in Joan’s honor to Cystic Fibrosis Canada and Loving Spoonful.

“She will forever be missed but never forgotten”



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Donations may be made to:

Cystic Fibrosis
355 Adelaide St. W, Ground Floor, Toronto ON M5V 1S2

Loving Spoonful
559 Bagot St, Kingston ON K7K 3E1

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