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Caroline Rhoden Yanik

Obituary for Caroline Rhoden Yanik

August 31, 1950 - March 30, 2017
| Age 66


Caroline Rhoden Yanik, 66, formerly of New Orleans, passed away at Life Care Center Westlake on Thursday, March 30, 2017, due to complications of Alzheimer's. Caroline was born on August 31, 1950 in Windber, PA, and was a 1968 graduate of Lorain High School. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Phys Ed from The Ohio State University, and a Master's Degree in Fitness Management from the U.S. Sports Academy in Mobile, AL. Caroline worked at the Sheraton Hotel and the YMCA of New Orleans. She loved her animals, horseback riding, and bicycling. Caroline is survived by her siblings, Denny Yanik (Dawn) and Sylvia Taylor (Rick); and 3 nieces, Shannon, Melissa, and Shaunti. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gasper and Stephanie (nee Walko). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Alzheimer's Association, 23215 Commerce Park #300, Beachwood, OH 44122 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake on Friday, April 21 from 10:00am until the start of the memorial service at 11:00am. Private family burial at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. (440)933-3202

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to:
  • Alzheimer's Association
    23215 Commerce Park
    Suite 300
    Beachwood, OH 44122

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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