Meadville Tribune

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May 11, 2013

Diana Lynn Bossard

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Diana Lynn Bossard, age 57, of Kissimmee, Fla., died on April 29, 2013, at the Quality Healthcare Vitas Hospice House in Winter Park, Fla.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1955, in Meadville, the daughter of Mary F. Carter Bossard and the late Paul A. Bossard.

She was a 1973 graduate of Meadville High School and a 1978 graduate of Edinboro College with a degree in physical education.

She was of the Methodist faith. She was employed as a cast member at Walt Disney World for 24 years. She enjoyed traveling with friends and entertaining her family when they visited with her.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Bossard of Conneaut Lake; two sisters, Paula J. (PJ) Holabaugh and her husband, Richard, of Conneaut Lake, and Amy J. Owens of Conneaut Lake; one  brother, Jeffrey P. Bossard and his wife, Tami, of Meadville; one nephew, Jeffrey C. Holabaugh; eight nieces, Alicia Bossard, Katie Bossard and Alexis Bossard, Elizabeth Holabaugh, Megan Rebecca Owens, Mallory Simonette, Ashton Simonette, and Laura Sherry and her husband, Tony; and her beloved “kids,” Puff, Mo and Kiki.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul A. Bossard, and a nephew, Jason Daniel Bossard.

The family will receive guests on May 20 at Dickson Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 N. Second St., from 2 to 3 p.m.

The memorial service will follow at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Dennis Lawton of Harmonsburg United Methodist Church.

Interment will take place in tWatson Run Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the VITAS Community Connection, c/o VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 2201 Lucien Way, Suite 100, Maitland, Fla. 32751, or online at vitascommunityconnection.org.

Please sign the guest book at hatheway-tedesco.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to Dickson Funeral Home & Crematory, Rocco R. Tedesco, supervisor, 130 N. Second St., Conneaut Lake.

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