Miren "Mike" R. Curphy, 50, of Tampa, Florida, died Saturday as a result of a boating accident. He had resided in the Bay area for the past nine years. He had worked as an aircraft and engine mechanic with Eastern Airlines for 26 years and was a member of bay City All Flying Club. He is survived by his wife, Nola; his daughter, Cindy Curphy; six brothers; and two sisters. A.P. Boza Funeral Home, Town n'Country Chapel. Published in the Tampa Tribune 12 July 1982, page D7 (Hillsborough).