December 18, 1962 – September 12, 2012
Christina Luby Fiori, 49, of Newport Coast, California, passed away on September 12, 2012. She was born in Anaheim, California, to Sandra June Manning and the late Terrance Lee McCartney on December 18, 1962. Christina was raised in Newport Beach, California. It was here that she first developed her love of the beach and surf. After graduating from the University of Southern California, Christina met and married Marco Fiori. They lived in Connecticut, and later moved to France where they raised their two children Umberto Maximilian and Alexandra Francesca. Christina and Alexandra returned to Newport Coast in 2007. In the fall of 2009, Christina met William Wittwer and the two wed on August 21, 2010. Christina was known by all as a passionate lover of life, chef and hostess. She enjoyed nothing more than gathering her friends and family for beautiful cocktail and dinner parties. She had exquisite interior design sense, which was reflected in her elegantly decorated homes. Over her years of traveling, Christina made countless friends who are grateful to have experienced her contagious energetic spirit and zest for life. Christina is survived by her husband William Wittwer, her son Umberto Maximilian Fiori, her daughter Alexandra Francesca Fiori, her step-daughter Kaitlin Wittwer, her mother Sandra Manning, her father Roger Luby and his wife Pamela Luby, her sister Joleen Hart, her sister Janelle Hart and her children; Sierra Swenson and Geo Hart, her great nieces Joleen Clark Poets and Lavetta Clark Poets, her brother Kenneth Charles McCartney and his wife Jane McCartney and their children; Alana McCartney, Marco McCartney, Miles McCartney, and her friends locally and abroad. She is preceded in death by her father Terrance McCartney, her grandparents Lee Freeman and Mary Freeman, her grandparents Charles Manning and Lavetta Manning, and her Aunt Sherri Calhoun.
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Amber Kelley Lausch
February 27, 2013
I only heard this news today , my vision of her is vivacious young and beautiful, with a very beautiful smile. May God bless your soul and your family
Rest in Paradise.
January 8, 2013
I knew Christina well at USC. She was a proud member of KAT sorority and I was a member of Fiji fraternity, but our friendship was outside the greek boundaries. She was full of life and a special person.
Everyone who knew her will miss her greatly.
I wish her family happiness in her memory.
Karl (Pasadena, CA)
October 6, 2012
Mommy, you are missed by so many people. I hope you're in a happy place, it's the least you deserve. I pray for you every night. I love you.
September 25, 2012
Christina - Will miss you every day, as well as everything about you... Will be friends forever with all those who loved you... Will never forget all the best times & memories with you, & everything that you loved & shared with us all....
September 24, 2012
Christina, your spirit will live on through the love of all your friends and family who will never forget how special you are...
September 23, 2012
our deepest sympathies to all those who truly loved, cared for, and will miss Christina, as we will . . .
September 23, 2012
Christina we miss you.