ORTH, CRISTINA, beloved daughter, sister, aunt, and teacher. Went to heaven on July 10, 2012 to join Dad, Maria, Tia Gisela, Bisa, and other dear family members who preceded her. For three years she fought a courageous battle against a cruel cancer with indomitable spirit and Christian fortitude. Cristina was a dedicated teacher for 25 happy years at Rockway Elementary School, in Miami. We were thankful for having her in our lives. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday July 17, 2012, 6pm to 8pm at Bernardo Garcia Funeral Home: 8215 Bird Road Miami, FL 33155. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory to her favorite charity St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 1-800-822-6344 View this Guest Book at www. MiamiHerald.com/obituaries.
Published in the Miami Herald on Jul. 15, 2012.