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Roberto "Pops" Diaz
Birth: Sep. 25, 1943
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2009
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Roberto Diaz
Worked as a truck driver

WATERBURY Mr. Roberto Diaz, 66, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at Saint Mary's Hospital.

Mr. Diaz was born Sept. 25, 1943, in New York, N.Y., son of the late Roberto and Candida (Diaz) Diaz. Raised in New York, he attended local schools and then enlisted in the United States Army. He had served honorably in the Army from 1963 to 1969, including tours of duty in Vietnam, receiving the Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

He had retired as a truck driver, driving for many companies including Smith Trucking and Bozzuto's IGA. He enjoyed the martial arts and tinkering with his inventions. He will be remembered as a devoted father and grandfather.

He is survived by one son, Peter Tirado and his wife, Cheryl, of Avon; one daughter, Jacqueline Diaz of Oxford; four grandchildren, Christopher Gutierrez, Rebecca Tirado, Peter Tirado and Jordan Ciampi; his close friend, Ruth Nardello; and many cousins and relatives in New York.

Arrangements: Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Bergin Funeral Home, 290 East Main St., Waterbury. Burial will be private. Calling hours are today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. To submit an online condolence, please visit

Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Randy Colter
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44146143
Roberto Pops Diaz
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Roberto Pops Diaz
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Roberto Pops Diaz
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Just a quick visit Pops, to let you know that you are loved and remembered.
- Randy
 Added: Apr. 6, 2016
Merry Christmas Pops.
- Randy
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014
Thinking of you this Thanksgiving "Pops", Rest in Peace.
- Randy
 Added: Nov. 27, 2014
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