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A HEADSTONE FOR RITA KANAN

A HEADSTONE FOR RITA KANAN

100% OF THE DONATIONS WILL GO TOWARDS THE PURCHASE OF A HEADSTONE FOR RITA KANAN.RITA SUCCUMBED TO BREAST CANCER ON MARCH 5, 2011- SHE WAS 49.RITA WAS UNABLE TO AFFORD MAMMOGRAMS – HER CANCER WAS NOT DETECTED UNTIL THE TUMOR WAS LARGE ENOUGH FOR HER TO NOTICE. SHE WENT THROUGH SURGERY, CHEMO AND RADIATION TO NO AVAIL. THE CANCER SPREAD TO HER OVARIES, STOMACH AND LUNGS. RITA DIED 3 YEARS AFTER SHE WAS DIAGNOSED.RITA KANAN WAS BORN ON JUNE 1, 1961. SHE OVERCAME PLENTY OF ADVERSITY AND GREW TO BE A STRONG, LOVING MOTHER. SHE HAD 2 DAUGHTERS AND ONE SON- NOW AGED 18-28. SHE HAD 4 GRANDCHILDREN THAT ADORED HER.RITA HAD A KEEN SENSE OF HUMOR WHICH SHE MAINTAINED UNTIL HER LAST DAY. THE CANCER NEVER BROKE HER SPIRIT. HER ONLY CONCERN WAS THAT HER KIDS WOULD BE ABLE TO COPE WITHOUT HER. RITA WAS ESPECIALLY CLOSE WITH MY DAUGHTER IN LAW LISA – HER ELDEST. THEY KEPT IN DAILY CONTACT AND WERE BEST FRIENDS. RITA’S LARGE FAMILY COVERED THE COST OF THE FUNERAL, THE BURIAL PLOT AND THE CASKET. THE ONLY THING LEFT IS TO BUY HER A HEADSTONE. http://www.westmemorials.com/default.asp?contentType=Catalog&strItemAction=detail&minimizeall=items&strSearch=hdnItemID|10022171

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