Report: Donna Summer To Be Laid To Rest On Monday
Disco queen Donna Summer's funeral service will reportedly be held on Monday in Nashville, Tennessee. The singer died on Thursday following a secret battle with lung cancer. Friends and family will pay their last respects to Summer at a memorial service.
She was known for her iconic 1970's hit songs "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls" and the 1980s tunes "She Works Hard for the Money" and "This Time I Know It's for Real."
The 63 year old was diagnosed with cancer in July 2011. Only her husband, "Brooklyn Dreams" singer Bruce Sudano, and her three children knew she was sick, according to ETonline.com.
Summer was a five-time Grammy winner: 1979 – Best R&B Vocal Performance (Female), Last Dance; 1980 – Best Rock Vocal Performance (Female), Hot Stuff; 1984 – Best Inspirational Performance, He's a Rebel; 1985 – Best Inspirational Performance, Forgive Me; 1998 – Best Dance Recording, Carry On. She was the first musician to have three consecutive number-one double albums.