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BIADA, RITA, 73, of Tampa, died Friday (Oct. 26, 1990) at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was a native of Thompsonville, Conn., and moved to Tampa in 1978 from Springfield, Mass. She owned and operated a restaurant and was a Roman Catholic. Survivors include two brothers, Anthony Bosini, Hollywood, Fla., and John Bosini, Fedding Hill, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews. Duvall Funeral Home, Nebraska Chapel. DAHM, TOMMY E., 54, of Lutz, died Saturday (Oct. 27, 1990) at University Community Hospital. He was born in Tampa and was a lifelong resident of Lutz. He was a sheet metal worker and a member of Sheet Metal Local 15 and the First United Methodist Church of Lutz. Survivors include his wife, Mary Margaret; a son, Pete, Tampa; two daughters, Cathy Pickard and Chris Briggs, both of Lutz; his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bard, Lutz; a sister, Jeannette Scoyers, Peachtree City, Ga.; and a grandchild. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Lutz-Land O'Lakes Chapel.

ETHRIDGE, DICK ROYCE "ROY" Jr., 28, of Tampa, died Thursday (Oct. 25, 1990) as a result of an accident in Tampa. He was a native of Wilson, N.C., and moved to Tampa from Indian Rocks Beach in 1982. He was a truck driver for Parnell-Martin Plumbing Supply. He served in the Army and was a Lutheran. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Dick and Brenda, Lawrenceville, Ga.; his mother and stepfather, Anne and Richard Charleville, Fort Myers; a sister, Deanna Marie, Fort Lauderdale; two stepbrothers, Billy Ethridge, Lawrenceville, and Chad Charleville, Fort Myers; and a stepsister, Tonya Charleville, Fort Myers. East Tampa Funeral Services, Tampa.

KANEY, ELMA, 93, of Tampa, died Saturday (Oct. 27, 1990) at Bon Secours-Maria Manor in St. Petersburg. She was born in Guanaja Bay Island, Honduras, and moved to Tampa from Honduras in 1923. She was a homemaker, a member of the Unity Temple and a Sunday school teacher for many years. Survivors include three sons, Frank N., Winter Park, and Michael and Denny Herndon, both of Tampa; a daughter, Myrtle Allen, Tampa; three sisters, Cynthia Hunter and Myrtle McLaughlin, both of Tampa, and Adele Osgood of Brownsville, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. F.T. Blount Funeral Home, Palma Ceia Chapel.

MONTES DE OCA, ANGELICA, 81, of Tampa, died Saturday (Oct. 27, 1990) at AMI Town & Country Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Tampa. She was a retired secretary for a construction company and a member of St. John Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sisters, Mercedes Menendez and Beva Sanchez, both of Tampa; and several nieces and nephews. Roel & Curry Funeral Home.

MULLIN, JOHN J., 96, of Sun City Center, died Sunday (Oct. 28, 1990) at home. He was a native of Washington, D.C., and moved to Tampa in 1966 from Virginia. He was a retired sales representative for an automobile company and a Roman Catholic. Survivors include a sister, Helen Rurlong, El Cajon, Calif.; and a nephew, John Pendelton, Arlington, Va. Zipperer Agape Funeral Home, Ruskin.

STANFIELD, ELFRIEDE C., 90, of Tampa, died Sunday (Oct. 28, 1990) at Memorial Hospital of Tampa. She was born in Cullman, Ala., and moved to Tampa in 1970 from Michigan.She was an accountant and a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella. Survivors include two sons, E.W. "Bud," Tampa, and Ted D., Marenisco, Mich.; a daughter, Ann Chamberlain, Martinez, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Marsicano Funeral Home, Tampa.