ALLIANCE, Ohio – Krista Leigh Dowd, 65, of Alliance passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at The Cleveland Clinic.
Krista was born on October 12, 1952 in Alliance the daughter of the late Dewaine W. and Bertha (Sanor) Stone.
She retired from West Branch Local Schools as a cook and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, enjoyed riding her scooter, reading, crossword puzzles and relaxing on her porch but most important to her was spending time with her family, especially watching her grandson Logan’s sports, attending his pedal tractor pulls and playing with her dog, Molly.
Survivors include her husband, Donald “Red” Dowd of Alliance; a son, Luke (Alisa Saltsman) Dowd; a grandson, Logan Dowd; her sister, Becky (Nelson) Burnell; mother-in-law, Irene Dowd; two nephews, Matthew (Melissa) Johnston, Benjamin (Michelle) Johnston and a cousin, Janet Stone.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, David Stone and her father-in-law, Joe Dowd.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Mike Kimball Officiating.
Friends and family will be received the hour prior to the service on Sunday, November 5 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, OH (330) 938-2526.