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Candace “Candy” Gifford
  • October 27, 1958
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  • December 05, 2019

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Candace “Candy” Gifford, 61

Candace “Candy” Gifford, 61 of Ocala, Florida, passed away on December 5, 2019, after a long struggle with heart and lung disease. Candy was born on October 27, 1958, in Ocala, FL.

Candy was a wonderful, giving person, always ready to help anyone in need, often going without to do so. She was an amazing cook, loved to entertain, and her door was always open to all. She was also soon to be a Great Aunt in May, 2020. Candy was self-employed until she retired in 2018.

Ms. Gifford is predeceased by her father, William V. Gifford, mother, Doris A. Darte, stepfather Alfred D. Darte, stepmother Evelyn I. Gifford, sister Carole Woods, brother William D. Gifford, brother Timothy E. Gifford Sr., stepbrother Charles Powell, and stepsister Lynn Boyd. She leaves to cherish her memory her sister, Tracy (Mark) Troendle, niece Mandy D. Elfers and boyfriend Anthony Cerezo, sister-in-law and dear friend Bonnie Gifford, nephews Timothy E. Gifford Jr., Jonathin Troendle, and Joseph Troendle, cousin Gloria Maltas, stepbrother Larry (Carolyn) Powell, and several other nieces and nephews, as well as many wonderful compassionate friends. She will be missed dearly.

A service / celebration of life will be held on January 25, 2020 at 1pm at Baldwin Bros. Funeral Home, 945 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL.




Baldwin Brothers Silver Springs Chapel
945 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL.

Date & Time:
January 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM

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  1. Modena Brinegar says:
    15 Dec 2019
    I will always be thankful that I had the opportunity to meet Candy and become friends with her. She was always there to lend a helping hand, listen to your problems and to make you laugh. She will always be missed and remembered as a true friend. Rest in peace and free from pain. You are loved.

  2. Terri Dyal lit a candle:
    15 Dec 2019
    Lit since December 15, 2019 at 12:12:52 AM

  3. Marty Dunwoody says:
    14 Dec 2019
    Candy, you were loved cherished for your warmth and loving nature. You are missed by all your “Bonko Babes”. We honor your memory and still hear your laugh. Fly free, dear friend, fly home with your love wrapped around you.
    “Ring the bell”, Marty

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    14 Dec 2019
    Lit since December 14, 2019 at 12:25:54 AM

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    12 Dec 2019
    Lit since December 12, 2019 at 12:39:16 PM

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