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Exzida Virginia Fernandez

May 21, 1933 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 88)


Exzida (Rubia) Fernandez, 88 years old, resident of Cape Coral, Florida, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, December 30, 2021.

She was the daughter of Gabriel and Inocencia de Diego born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

She was a dedicated homemaker, wife, and mother.

Preceded in death by her husband Carlos (Carlito) Fernandez. Carlito and Rubia were happily married for nearly 52 years.

Rubia was the youngest of six siblings. She was preceded in death by her bothers Pablo and Fernando and her sisters Emilia, Elia and Esther.

She is survived by her son Carlos, her daughter Ivonne and her grandchildren Jacob, Alexander, and Enovi.

Rubia was a caring, generous, and loving wife and mother. Her family, extended family and friends meant a great deal to her.

Rubia enjoyed sewing, knitting, cooking and telenovelas.

Rubia’s early life had many hardships because of poverty. Through persistence and hard work, she, like her husband, overcame the many obstacles life had placed in front of her. Exzida is an immigrant success story. She created and maintained a warm welcoming home for her husband and children. She worked tirelessly to help her children succeed. Exzida had many entertaining stories of her childhood in Cuba and her experiences in the United States.



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