passed away peacefully at Manatee Memorial Hospital on November 14, 2016. Loving Wife of William Habarth. Beloved Mother of Ashlee (Robert) Wagner, and Brandon (Ashley) Habarth. Proud Grandmother of Jaiden, Ryker and Zachary. Daughter of the late Robert and Diane Rausche. Sister of Sandra (David) Wiepert, and Norman (Terri) Rausche. Date and time to be determined for a Celebration of Life gathering. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Carol relocated to Bradenton, FL in 2003. Carol found serenity in gardening, her grandchildren, cooking and expressing herself artistically. A beautiful soul with a passion for the beach, Carol's spirit will incessantly shine through the knowledge, strength and integrity she instilled within her husband, children and grandchildren. Carol's love and compassion for her family was immeasurable, and her family will continue to honor her love as they carry on her inspiring legacy. In lieu of flowers, family has asked donations be made in Carol's memory to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation at: hazelden.thankyou4caring.org.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 20, 2016