PITA, Lidia J. 80, of Tampa, a native of Cuba, passed away on Nov. 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her son, Mariano Jr.; and grandson, Gabriel. Lidia is survived by her husband, Mariano; her daughters, Ann Burket and Barbara Goff; son, John Pita; and nine grandchildren; and 2 precious dogs Starr & Chico. Lidia lived in Michigan for over 30 years and worked for General Motors for 15 years. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 16, 5-9 pm, with service at 7 pm at the Gonzalez Funeral Home, 7209 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-931-1833.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 15, 2012