Karen Habanek - Passed away on January 31, 2023

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Karen Habanek
  • Passed away on January 31, 2023

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Karen Habanek (nee Schutz), age 71, passed away January 31, 2023 at home in The Villages, FL. Devoted wife of John (m. 1975); loving mother of John Jr. (Teresa Fyffe) and Jamie. Daughter of Bernie and Jim Schutz (d. 1992); sister to Diane Rayne (Manfred, d. 2017). Proud GK to Liliya Fyffe, beloved aunt, and loyal friend. Karen was a resident of Chesterland, OH for nearly 60 years and active in that community. She served as executive assistant to her dear friend Earl for over 30 years. She cultivated a warm and comfortable home for her family and with thoughtful details Karen made even ordinary things beautiful. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and reading.


A Catholic mass will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM in the St. Anselm Catholic Church, 12969 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026.  A Celebration of Life will be held immediately following her Funeral Mass from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM in the Orchard Hills Center 11414 Caves Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026.  and celebration of life will be planned for a later date In Chesterland. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to charity or planting a tree in her memory.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society, Heritage Place Chapel, Wildwood, Florida.  Online condolences as well as fond memories may be left to her family at www.baldwincremation.com


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