Carolyn Ann Garcia

June 17, 1941 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Carolyn Garcia Obituary

Carolyn Ann Garcia, a loving and faith-filled woman known for her thoughtfulness, passed away peacefully in Plant City, Florida on November 9, 2023. Born on June 17, 1941, in Danbury, Iowa, Carolyn lived a life full of warmth, creativity, and devotion to her family and faith.

The daughter of the late Charles Welte and Viola Petit, Carolyn was a beacon of love and strength for her family. Her late husband, Rufino Garcia, was her companion and partner in life, with whom she shared a deep and enduring love. Carolyn was a devoted mother to her six children, David (Donia) Garcia, Regina Simpson, Dane Garcia, Rechelle Garcia, Requel (Ruben) Martinez, and the late Rebecca Edwards. She was a cherished grandmother to fifteen grandchildren and a doting great-grandmother to two.

Carolyn was a woman of many talents and interests. As an active member of St. Clement Catholic Church, she was deeply rooted in her faith and found joy in serving her community. Carolyn had a passion for sewing, often creating beautiful pieces for her family and friends. She also loved to solve puzzles and lose herself in a good book. Her interests were a testament to her sharp intellect and creative spirit.

In the words of Maya Angelou, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Carolyn truly embodied this sentiment, leaving a lasting impact on everyone she met. Her loving nature and thoughtful actions touched the hearts of many, and her memory will continue to inspire those who knew her.

Despite her passing, Carolyn's legacy will live on in the hearts of her family, friends, and the community she was a part of. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will remember her as a pillar of strength, love, and faith. The countless lives she touched will remember her kindness and warmth.

In conclusion, Carolyn Ann Garcia was a remarkable woman whose life was a testament to the power of love, faith, and family. Her memory will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. Her spirit will live on, not only in her family but also in the many lives she touched with her loving and thoughtful nature.

Friends and family will be received for a memorial service Tuesday November 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM
at St. Clement Catholic Church, 1104 North Alexander Street, Plant City, Florida 33563
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Funeral arrangements were trusted to Haught Funeral Home, 708 W. Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd Plant City, FL 33563, (813) 717-9300

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Funeral Mass
November 28, 2023

10:00 AM
St Clement Catholic Church
1106 North Alexander Street
Plant City, FL 33563


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