OSVALDO R. " BALDO" DIAZ, 85, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully on September 25th. At home surrounded by family members. Baldo was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico to Miguel Diaz Cruz and Evangelia Colon Diaz on February 16th 1935.
He worked as a machine maintenance formen for Peerless Aluminum Foundry for 57 years. He enjoyed being with his family. He especially loved spending time with his grandkids and great grand kids. He is predeceased by his son Osvaldo "Ozzie" R. Diaz Jr..
He is survived by Brunilda Diaz of Sarasota, FL, His son Hector M. Diaz of Sarasota, FL, His Daughter Mildred Jimenez-Diaz of Tampa FL, His brother Hector Diaz of Kissimmee, FL.. He is also survived by His grandchildren Michelle Gomez Hiden of Opopka, FL, Marisol Diaz and Joshua Buenano of Bridgeport, CT, Hector O. Diaz, Alana M. Diaz, Danielle Y. Diaz, and Kamille Gutierrez all of Stratford, CT, Mariano Jimenez Jr. also Julio Jimenez both of Bradenton, FL, Samuel Jimenez of Providence, RI, Jordan J. Jimenez of Orlando, FL.. Also 13 Great grand children. Who absolutely adored him.
"Papi reminded me so much of my own beloved grandpa and he made me feel just as loved. Papi was kind, loving, generous and a giant of a man. When he smiled at you it literally felt like a hug. I think that was one of his many gifts to his family and friends. He knew how to make you feel special and loved. I will forever hold on to the warmth of his smile in my heart. May he Rest In Peace. "
"Tio you were the greatest role model on how to be a great husband, father, and grandfather. I pray that I can follow your example. Love you nephew Ozzie "
"To: The Diaz Family to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Father Diaz will be truly missed. Father Diaz has left a Legecy of Family, Love,Laughter and Relationshp with Christ. Homegoing Celebration until we meet again faither Diaz. Our Condolences and Prayers. Arndreal and Family. ? "
"My sincerest condolences to Bruni, Hector, Millie and family. My heart is so broken. May god give you the strength to cope with this tremendous loss.
Love Myrna Diaz Laboy"