FROSTPROOF - Edith C. Tuma passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Somers Hospice House of natural causes.
She was born February 7, 1920 in Milford CT to the late Arthur Wilber and Clara Derby; and she came here from Miami Springs in 1978. She was a retired bookkeeper, was a member of the Sun Ray United Methodist Church and attended the First Christian Church of Frostproof. She was a Past Matron for the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George N. Tuma and a son, George A. Tuma. Survivors include her grandsons Jonathan Tuma and Jason Tuma; nephews, Jay Hoyt, Mickey Hoyt and Richard Derby; and three great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Frostproof. Funeral service will be held 10:00 am Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Sun Ray First United Methodist Church with Pastor Curtiss Cain officiating. Interment will follow at the Florida National Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be sent to the Good Shepherd Hospice (105 Arneson Avenue, Auburndale, FL 33823). Condolences may be sent to the family at
Published in Ledger from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2014
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