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Carol A. Breitenbach

Obituary for Carol A. Breitenbach

February 24, 1947 - February 15, 2017
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 69

Loving Mother, Wife, and Grandmother


Carol A. Breitenbach (nee Nemeth), 69 of Avon Lake for 2.5 years, formerly of Strongsville from 1999-2014 and North Ridgeville from 1976-1999, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Ames Hospice House.Carol was born on February 24, 1947 in Cleveland, and was a 1965 graduate of West Tech High School. She went on to earn her B.S. in Accounting at Cleveland State, and her CPA license. She worked for 14 years for the city of Cleveland at the Central Collection Agency, and later worked as an IT Manager for the RTA. Carol was an avid reader and she loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren. Carol is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Joe; children Kerry Breitenbach (Ryan McGuire) of Shaker Heights and Wendy Kacmarcik (Rob) of Avon Lake; grandchildren Tommy and Allison; sister Lois Thompson (Tim) of Edwardsburg, MI, aunt Florence Kornichuk (Art); cousins Don Nemeth, Jay Nemeth, Karen Kornichuk, and Ellen Emery (Brant); brother-in-law George Breitenbach (Pat); niece Jennette Soffel (Bob); nephew John Breitenbach; sister-in-law Mary Ann Brown; and nieces Sharon Olivetti (John) and Roberta Moore (Jeff). She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Marie (nee Knipp); and her aunt Lydia Nemeth, whom she cared for. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, PO Box 32141, New York, NY 10087 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. Memorial service will be held at Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake on Saturday, March 11 at 2:30pm with Mrs. Roberta Moore officiating. (440)933-3202

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  • Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance
    PO Box 32141
    New York, NY 10087

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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