Miriam Chastain VIDAL

Tampa, Florida

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So sorry for your loss, we had some fun times out at DIYC!

The Jones Family, Ibbie,Yarnall,Connie,Richard & Steve

I have known Miriam all my life, and it would be difficult to find a kinder person or a more giving friend. Talented, hospitable, fun to be with: I can see her throwing her head back in peals of laughter as we talked & told stories. All my thoughts are with Lenny, Amanda, and Kinsey & their extended families. Miriam was family to me!

I feel that Miriam is in Heaven with her sketch book in hand drawing the beautiful world around her !! She gave so much of herself in teaching others the value of art in their lives. She loved Lenny so much that she spent many hours with him as he played his drums with the "Big Bands" in the local area. Lenny, I hope you will continue to play as she would want you to do. We will all miss a wonderful Lady who brought so much happiness to us all. As the song says "Thank's for...

Lenny, and family , our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.
Frank and Pat Menendez

To my good friend Lenny,so sorry to hear about the passing of your wonderful wife Miriam.She was a one of a kind person who always made me feel so good when I was with her. I can remember her coming to my concerts with you Lenny and with her sketch pad in hand,draw me in action on the drums.What a great artist! Miriam will always live in my heart Lenny. God Bless you and your family.


We are so sorry for your loss. May your beautiful wife rest in peace. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Blaine & Teri Wills


Miriam's Obituary

VIDAL, Miriam Chastain, born in Tampa on February 3, 1924, and known as MiMi to her grand-children, passed away on December 20, 2012, from a long battle of Alzheimer's disease. She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Chastain; her step-father, Robert Alexander; and her mother, Marie...

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