Diana J. Stevens
62, of New Philadelphia, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 at Union Hospital in Dover, Ohio of a sudden illness following surgery.
Born on Aug. 8, 1949 in Dennison, Ohio she was a daughter of Oveda Eloise (Hardesty) Harding of New Philadelphia, Ohio and the late William Eugene "Hoagie" Hoagland.
After graduating from Claymont High School in 1967, Diana married her classmate David L. Stevens, on Aug. 29, 1970 She also worked for Kohl's Department Store and New Dawn Health Care Center for a time after her children were grown.
She loved playing cards with her friends and was a member of AmVets Post #1338 Auxiliary in New Philadelphia.
In addition to her husband, Diana is survived by her daughter, Angela Armstrong and her husband, Daniel, of Canal Winchester, Ohio; son, Bill Stevens of New Philadelphia; grandchildren, Rylee, Reagan and Raquel Armstrong, all of Canal Winchester; sisters, Lucinda "Cindy" Septer and Connie Gilmore of New Philadelphia; brother, William "Mike" Hoagland of New Philadelphia; sisters- and brother-in-law, Judy Williams of Springfield, Ohio and Dorothy and Elmer Rine of Port Washington, OH; and several nieces and nephews. Diana's family would like to extend their deep appreciation to Dr. Nagaprasad Nagajothi and the staff at Tri-County Hematology and Oncology for their exceptional care during her battle with cancer.
Services for Diana, officiated by Rev. Harry Milligan, will be held on Monday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home at Dennison.
Interment will follow in Dover's Ridgecrest Memory Gardens. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Those wishing to honor her memory by a charitable contribution are encouraged to do so to the American Cancer Society .
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