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1954 Diane 2020

Diane R. Clugston

September 7, 1954 — August 15, 2020

Diane's funeral mass will be live on the St. Joseph Catholic Church website by visiting: https://stjosephdover.org/

Diane R. (DeBois) Clugston, 65, a lifelong resident of Dover died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 in the Community (Truman) Hospice House in New Philadelphia following a 2 year hard fought battle with cancer.

Diane spent her career caring for others having been a Registered Nurse at Aultman Hospital in Canton following 43 years of service retiring in Dec. 2019.

Born Sept. 7, 1954 in Dover, she was the daughter of Margaret (Immel) DeBois Cugliari of Dover and the late Paul DeBois. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Herman “Rick” Cugliari; sister, Lisa Fenton, two nephews, Jon Paul DeBois and Scott Clugston; niece, Megan Fenton and brother in law, Fred Clugston.

Diane was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dover. She graduated from Dover High School in 1973 and later graduated from the Aultman Hospital School of Nursing. Her family was most important in her life from attending her children’s sports and school activities to later spending time with her grandchildren. She especially looked forward to family vacations.

She will be sadly missed by her family including her husband of 44 years, Michael R. Clugston with whom she married on June 12, 1976; three children, Ryan (Lindsay) Clugston of Dover, Jeremiah “JD” (Emily) Clugston of Clintonville, Ohio, and Janessa Clugston of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; three grandsons, Grady, Keegan, and Paxton Clugston; brothers and sisters, Jerry DeBois and Stevie (Mary) DeBois both of Dover, Chrissie (Chris) Hensel of Strasburg and Michael (Jennifer) DeBois of Dover; stepbrothers and sister, Bob Cugliari of Zoarville, Gail (Duane) Kutscher of Uhrichsville, and Nick (Rose) Cugliari of Brecksville; two brothers in law, John Fenton of Chicago, Ill., Dave (Linda) Clugston of Bolivar and sister in law, Brenda Clugston of Canton along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 from 4-8pm with a Rosary service to follow beginning at 8:15pm. Due to the Covid 19, safety precautions will be taken including the 6 foot rule and all guests are asked to wear a mask for the safety of everyone. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 beginning at 11am in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dover. Those attending Saturday are asked to go directly to the church. For those who don’t feel comfortable attending, the Mass will be livestreamed at https://stjosephdover.org. Cremation will follow the service and private family graveside services will be held at a later date in the Calvary Cemetery at Dover. Those who cannot attend or who may wish to express a fond memory of Diane can sign the online guestbook on the funeral home website at www.tolandherzig.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 613 N. Tuscarawas Ave., Dover, Ohio 44622, Tuscarawas County Hospice (Truman House), 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Rd. N.E., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Friday, August 21, 2020

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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St. Joseph Calvary Cemetery

Ohio State Rte. 39 NW, Dover, OH 44622

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