Diana Jean Donaldson

August 05, 1969 ‒ February 28, 2019

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON: Diana Jean Donaldson, 49, died of breast cancer on February 28, 2019 in Lexington, Ohio.

Diana is survived by her father Robert Donaldson and step mother Kathryn (Davis) Donaldson of Lexington, brother James (Michele) Donaldson of Mansfield, and sister Nancy Donaldson of Lexington.

She was preceded in death by her mother Judy (Spain) Donaldson of Kent.

Diana Jean Donaldson was born August 5, 1969 in Akron the daughter of Robert E. and Judith (Spain) Donaldson.  Diana graduated from Lexington High School in June of 1989.

Diana loved animals of all kinds, liked to draw and enjoyed talking and laughing with family and friends.

There will be no viewing and no funeral service at this time.  Interment of her urn will be performed at a later date.

Diana’s family would like to express their warmest appreciation to the staff of OhioHealth Hospital-Mansfield, Cleveland Clinic-Mansfield, Avita Health Systems, OhioHealth Hospice, and Lexington Court Care Center for their wonderful care, compassion, and love over the last 2 years of her life.

In memory of Diana, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to: Pat Kracker Breast Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 3552, Mansfield, Ohio 44907.

The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is assisting the Donaldson family with cremation services and online condolences to them may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • Bob and Kathy,

    We were so saddened to learn of Diana’s passing! I can’t imagine losing a child. At last she is at peace. May the happy memories you shared sustain you.

    Love, Bill and Amy

    • Thank you for your comfort and support. We very much appreciated your sympathy note. The kindness of good friends like you is helping us through this difficult time.

  • I was truly sorry to hear of Diana’s passing. She graduated with my son from Lexington and I knew her as a student there. My sincerest condolences.
    Lois Lasker

  • Ed & I were sorry to hear of your daughter’s passing. We lost a child as an infant, & it’s not easy to deal with. Prayers to you & your family.

    Ed & Barb Kulka

  • Bob and Kathy,
    Sending our deepest sympathies on the loss of Diana. You will be in our thoughts and prayers

  • Bob and Kathy,
    Words can’t express how hard this must be for you.
    You are in our thoughts.

    Darrell & Nancy

  • Bob and Kathy,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tom and Susie Sawyer

  • Bob and Kathy,
    So very sorry to hear of your loss.She has found peace. You both will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Bob and Kathy, so sorry for your loss. Can’t imagine the pain you must be feeling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Bob and Pam Johnson

  • Dear Bob and Kathy- so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. Can not imagine how painful this must be for you.
    Our thoughts and prayers for you and your family

  • Bob and Kathy, we are so sorry for your loss. Caring thoughts your way. Chriss and John

  • Bob and Kathy, Joe an I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Joe and Veronica

  • Bob and Kathy, so sorry for the loss of Diane. May the Lord calm and comfort your hearts throughout these troubling times. Our deepest sympathy to you both. Keeping you both in our thoughts and prayers. Sharon Detterman and Dave Harvey.

  • Kathy and Bob,

    So sorry for your loss, but happy that she is no longer suffering. I can’t imagine losing a child. My sympathy to both of you.

    Love to both of you,

  • Bob and Kathy,
    We just heard of your loss. Our sincerest condolences. Losing a child is perhaps life’s biggest tragedy. Our thoughts are with you.