Classmate and friend lost but not forgotten

October 17, 1966 - April 21, 2009
Little Rock, AR

Little Rock-Dana Lexi Cicirello (Daniels), 42 rose into the arms of her Lord and Savior on April 21st, 2009. Dana was born in Little Rock on October 17th, 1966 to her parents Dan and Carolyn Daniels. A 1985 graduate of Oak Grove High School, Dana would retire from the US Postal Service after 18 years of service. She loved her family, her husband, her dogs and cats, and birds and nature. Though ALS took a bright and promising future, it never took Dana’s courage and will to persevere and it could not take her sweet smile. We will all see that smile again and hear the sound of your voice. Here’s to our life with you-our childhood-Daddy, Mama, Brenda, Sheila and Dana. To your life as a woman-with your soul mate Matt, best friends Jana Ingle and Carla Coleman. To your babies-Hannah, Mandy, Buddy, Angel, Pearl, Emmy and Sammy. To all your nieces and nephews who could not have known a better aunt. Your pain is over, you suffer no more and though our lives with you have ended here yours has just begun-wait for us we will all be home. Can’t wait to watch you run through the grass with Mandy and Puffy. Those who loved Dana include: Husband-Matthew Cicirello and her step-daughter Samantha Cicirello of Texas; Dana’s parents-Carolyn Pledger of North Little Rock ,Dan Daniels and wife Ryuko of North Little Rock; sisters Brenda Von Ohlen and Sheila Crum both of North Little Rock; mother-in-law-Carmen Nolen of Illinois; father-in-law Dave Cicirello and wife Glennette of Mabelvale; Nieces and nephews Sandra Free, Carol Rowe and John D. Crum all of Little Rock, Brandon Von Ohlen of North Little Rock and Patrick Crum of Little Rock. Half-brother Ronny Daniels and half-sister Felicia Daniels both of North Little Rock; Great nieces and nephews-Chris and Brooklyn Rowe, Maddie and Peyton Free all of Little Rock.; Her brother-in-laws -Dave Von Ohlen of New York, Michael Cicirello of St. Louis, and Mark Cicirello of Mabelvale; Special Nana Mary Von Ohlen of New York; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends who were dear to her. Special thanks for the love and kindness of Brother Ken Wold and Sister Pam Wold of the Living Way Foursquare Church and Rev. Wayne and Nancy McHughes of the We Are One Ministry, Baptist Hospice Care, Dr. Kimberly Curseen, Betty Matthews, April Lane, Rebecca Price, John Halloran and to everyone who gave so much. Pallbearers were: Ronny Daniels, John Crum, Brandon Von Ohlen, Patrick Crum, Robert Laird and Dave Cicirello. Visitation was on Thursday April 23,2009 6:00-8:00 pm at Griffin Leggett-Rest Hills at 7724 Landers Road North Little Rock, Ar. Funeral chapel services were held on Friday April 24 at 2:30 with graveside services at 3:30 in the Memorial Park at Rest Hills. “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” To visit Dana Cicirello online guest book go to In Lieu of Flowers memorial contributions may be made to Living Way Four Square Gospel Church at 2019 Watt St, Little Rock, AR 72227 or memorials may be made to MDA (ALS Research) 204 Executive Court Suite 208, Little Rock, AR 72205

This web page is for Dana Lexi Cicirello (Daniels), Class of 1985.

Dana's High School Days

From the High School friends at Oak Grove High. We will miss her.

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