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Karen Olivia Bash

Karen Olivia Bash, age 76, of Dunedin, Florida died April 14th, 2022 at the Suncoast Hospice Care Center in Pinellas Park, Florida, following an extended illness. On September 22nd, 1945, she was born in Massillon, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ralph and Doris Wetzel Warner. She was previously married to Bruce Bash Sr.

Survivors include her sons Bruce Bash Jr. & Laura Stewart of Massillon Ohio, Greg & Lori Bash of Canton Ohio, Mark Bash & Eric Bash of Dunedin Florida, her dearest and best friend George McCauley of Clearwater Florida, sister Rita & Richard Smith of Massillon Ohio, brothers Ron & Rosie Warner of Massillon Ohio, Don & Sandy Warner of Massillon Ohio, Jim Warner of Largo Florida, John & Nancy Warner of Massillon Ohio, Larry Warner & Vicki Constable of Massillon Ohio, half-sister Paula Jo Carr of Wooster Ohio, her grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Karen was preceded in death by her son Scott A. Bash of Massillon Ohio, brother and sister-in-law Gary & Linda Warner of Marietta Ohio, and half brother Ralph Wayne Warner of Danville Ohio.

Karen previously worked as the Supervisor of Cashiers at Home Depot of Palm Harbor, Florida. She attended Heritage Church of Clearwater, and in her early years volunteered at the Doctor’s Hospital of Massillon, Ohio. She was originally from Massillon, Ohio, until she moved to Clearwater, Florida years ago. She loved helping others, doing random acts of kindness, and spending time with her family and her best friend George McCauley of Clearwater, Florida. Her proudest achievement was raising her 5 boys; her children and family always came first.

The family would like to thank Dr. Tanuja M. Kotak M.D. and staff of Palm Harbor, Suncoast Hospice Care Center Mid-Pinellas Staff, and the Hospice Yellow Team.

Memorial contributions are requested to be made to hospices.

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  • Rita l Smith and Richard T Smith says:

    Fly high Karen! 🎈🙏✝️ love you ❤

  • Mandy Arndt says:

    Oh Aunt Karen, I will miss you!! I know that you are no longer suffering, and it is Scottie turn to be with you, with grandma and grandpa. I will always be greatful for your help with dad on raising Larry and I, along with your wonderful boys. You were a strong woman and a great mother and friend. I will always be Thankful for you, and I love you!!!❤️

  • Jimmy says:

    With a heavy heart, shortness of breath and tears in my eyes. I have said my goodbyes to my unconditionally loving sister Karen Bash. The stories of her life are written moment by moment in how she loved her children,family and friends in the day-to-day things that we now share. Karen’s love and kindness touched some many other hearts with support, encouragement and peace. May your memories give you comfort,joy and happiness in your time of sadness.

  • Johnny Warner says:

    Karen , I want to thank you for all the love and support you have given me in my life. I remember the Thanksgiving parades , Halloween parties you had when you lived on Orrville street . You are a amazing Sister and I have so much love and respect for you. Your strength and kindness was absolutely incredible. You will be missed more than you know and I will think of you daily. Karen , I love you and I promise to be there for your boys when needed . Now , it’s your turn to enjoy peace and eternity with Scotty , Mom, DAd and all the loved ones lost. When we meet again we will dance the night away like we’ve done so many times. Love you always.

  • Jennifer porter says:

    God gained another Angel fly high and be blessed.

  • Sherrie McHenry says:

    I remember the strongest mother. Faught hard for her family. Remember so many summer days at your house just the best. You are a huge part of my childhood that i could never forget. Fly high Karen. Now you can be with your baby. So much love.

  • Eric Nycum says:

    Karen was a good mother, grandmother and a great woman to all who knew her. I will always remember times of her laughter and her love for her boys who became like brothers too me and will always be family. My heart goes out to those men and brother’s for your lose.

  • Jack Barton says:

    My deepest condolences, and God’s speed Ms. Bash.

  • Roy Porter says:

    You are deeply loved and will be deeply missed spread your wings and fly you earned it

  • George Anderson says:

    You will be missed. Enjoy Heaven!

  • Sheila Watson says:

    I am just hearing of this … prayers to her family. I work at Home Depot with Karen many years . ❤️

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