ALLIANCE, Ohio – Dana C. Biggar 72 of Alliance passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
Dana was born in Cleveland, Ohio on February 28, 1944 the daughter of the late Earl Ward and Margaret (Smith).
She worked at the former Shaffer’s Diner for many years as a cook.
Dana enjoyed reading, crocheting, doing crosswords and watching old movies but most important to her was spending time with her family and her favorite cats, Timmy and Pesti.
Survivors include her children, Mike Biggar of Alliance, Robert Biggar of Salem, Shawn Biggar of Homeworth, Larry (Tina Jenkins) Biggar of Alliance and Margaret Roach of Alliance. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Cheryl, Earl, Virgil, Amber Ann, Shawn, Jr. and Zachary; four great-grandchildren Chloe, Kayne, Kaia and Virgil, Jr. and a sister, Beverly Green of Sebring.
A funeral service will take place at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, December 23, 2016 at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Kimball officiating.
Friends may call the hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Fairmount Memorial Park in Alliance.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the aides and nurses at Alliance VNA/Hospice who cared for their mother in her time of need.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio (330) 938-2526.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, December 20 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.