Dana Warrick, 97, Wooster

Dana Marie Gorrell Warrick, 97, of Wooster, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Wooster Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 6, 1915, in Holmesville, the daughter of Robert and Ethel Bushey Gorrell, and married John W. Warrick on June 12, 1950. He preceded her in death in 1995.

Dana retired in 1979 from Columbia Gas Transmission Corp., after 30 years of employment. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Quarter Century Club at Columbia Gas, GASCO Club and had volunteered at the Red Cross. Dana enjoyed fishing, needlepoint and walking.

Surviving are nieces, Claudia (Gary) Hendershot of Wooster and Cathy (Dick) Stoffer of Ashland; and a nephew, Gregory (Gayle) Gorrell of Ashland; and great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Dana was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mary E. Grassmann; and a brother, Paul Gorrell.

Private family services were held. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, assisted the family.

Contributions may be made to Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster 44691; Wayne County Historical Society, 546 E. Bowman St., Wooster 44691; Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster 44691; or Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.

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