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Carol J. Bush

Obituary for Carol J. Bush

August 8, 1937 - December 13, 2018
Rocky River, Ohio | Age 81

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother


Carol J. Bush (nee Rassie), age 81, beloved wife of Jack; dearest mother of Nancy Borchelt (Mark), Julie Bush, John Bush (Ann), and Amy Bush; loving grandmother of Hannah and Luke Borchelt, and Margo and Jacqueline Bush; dearest sister of Marilyn Mars, Robert Rassie (Georgeanna, deceased), Jacqueline Discenza (Anthony, deceased), Catherine Rassie, and Joanne Rassie. Carol passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018 after an extended illness. Carol was born in Cleveland on August 8, 1937. She attended St. Luke's Elementary School, St. Augustine Academy, and Ohio University, majoring in physical education. She met the love of her life at Cedar Point Beach, and married Jack on September 30, 1961. In addition to teaching physical education, Carol worked as a realtor for several years. She was an avid sportswoman, playing tennis, swimming, skiing, and enjoying yoga and water aerobics for many years. Carol was an ardent bridge player, gardener, and dedicated member of the Beachcliff Garden Club. For the past 40 summers, Carol vacationed on Johnson's Island in Marblehead, Ohio, where she played tennis, boated, and tended to her garden. A lifelong resident of the Cleveland area, Carol was a devoted member of St. Christopher parish. She leaves behind countless friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Malachi House, 2810 Clinton Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Rd., Fairview Park from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Christopher Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River at 11 am on Monday, December 17, 2018. 440-333-9774

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    Cleveland, OH 44113

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21369 Center Ridge Road
Fairview Park, OH 44116
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