RODRIGUEZ- CAPOTE, Corina E., 86, of Steubenville, Ohio, died July 23, 2013, at Lancia Villa Vista Nursing Home.
Born and raised in Havanna, Cuba, and fled Cuba in 1962, she became an American citizen in Asheville, N.C. on Veteran's Day 1970. Corina was the oldest daughter of the late Dr. Pedro and Corina Garcia Rodriguez-Capote.
She was a member of Triumph of the Cross Catholic Church, and a retired Assistant Professor of Spanish from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. She was also a member of the Steubenville Delta Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, and Franciscan University Women's Club.
Corina is survived by her sister Carmen Rodriguez-Capote Irons of Miami, FL; cousins Graciela and Agustin Otero; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Holy Rosary Catholic Church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of Funeral Liturgy with Mass at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Paul Hrezo officiating. Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Triumph of the Cross Church or The Franciscan University of Steubenville Scholarship Fund.
Arrangements by Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, OH
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.