Carol (nee Munoz) Peplin, 55, passed away after a long illness Friday, May 9, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Carol, the daughter of Victor and Maria (nee Ramirez) Munoz, was born February 25, 1959, in St. Joseph Hospital in Lorain.
She graduated from Southview High School and was employed at Lakewood Mfg. as a quality control specialist and also worked at the Lorain Post Office. She married Edward D Peplin on January 8, 1983. In 1984, she was accepted at John Carroll University and graduated in 1987 with a B.S. in Psychology. She then went sailing with her husband around the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean till 1993. She and her husband purchased a home in Deerfield Beach, Florida in 1994. In 1997, she enrolled in the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale and graduated in 2000 with a BS in Computer Animation. In 2003, they founded Covenant Production Inc. an advertising studio specializing in computer animation for TV spots. The business operated very successfully until 2009 when Carol began to experience health problems. Throughout her life, she was a serious artist and photographer with some of her work displayed in the Ft Lauderdale airport. Carol was an avid athlete, played racket ball, tennis, a runner and weightlifter. In October 2012, they moved back to Lorain, where her health slowly declined.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Peplin; parents, Victor and Maria Munoz; two sisters, Sandra Cruz and Vicki Coates; brother, Ray Munoz; and numerous nieces and nephews, all who reside in the Lorain area.
She was preceded in death by her infant sister, Lucy.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 3 until 7 P.M. and Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 10 until 11 A.M. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M., Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the funeral home, with Carol’s brother, Pastor Ray Munoz, officiating. Private Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Warriors of Faith Church, 500 East 25th Street, Lorain, OH 44055.