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Caroline Finley

October 6, 1953 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Caroline Finley Obituary

Caroline Finley, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2023, surrounded by friends and family. Born on October 6, 1953, to Robert & Alma (Grimm) Mann. She was a long-time resident of Harrison and was proud to raise her three children in the community.

Carol was a graduate of William Harrison High School, Class of 1971. After a rewarding career in retail management, she transitioned to the medical field as a certified Medical Assistant. For over three decades, Carol worked in the spirit of helping others among friends and colleagues at Group Health Associates in the Clifton neighborhood of Cincinnati. Her commitment to care and fun spirit made a lasting impact on patients and colleagues.

Carol found joy in gardening, creating a warm home, and connecting with nature. Her indoor and outdoor plants were a source of solace, and she delighted in the activity of the local birds, squirrels, and even opossums. Carol's passion for animals, cultivated by her parents, persisted throughout her life. From childhood pets like a duck and a pony to numerous dogs and cats, she leaves behind her cherished companions, Luna and Tigger.

Caroline's was a loving mother to Angela (Ramey) Lewis, Ricki (Ramey) Zimmerman, and Nathan Finley. She instilled in her children an importance of helping those in need and an interest in animal welfare. Caroline was also a grandmother to her bonus granddaughter, Cecilia Moon Zimmerman. Caroline's spirit of generosity and love will forever remain in the hearts of her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her cherished daughter, Angela (Ramey) Lewis, as well as her late sister, Alma "Whitey" (Mann) Sparto. She is survived by her children, Ricki (Ramey) Zimmerman and Nathan Finley.

Visitation will be held at Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine Street, Harrison, OH on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 from 5 pm until the time of the Service at 7pm.  Mark Garrett will be officiating the services.  

The family requests that donations be made in Caroline's memory to a local charity that supports animal welfare. PAWS of Dearborn County, ASPCA, or any charity that loves on animals like Caroline did.


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January 2, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brater Winter Funeral Home - Harrison
201 S. Vine St.
Harrison, OH 45030

Funeral Service
January 2, 2024

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Brater Winter Funeral Home - Harrison
201 S. Vine St.
Harrison, OH 45030


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