|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1943|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 25, 2009|
New Haven County
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 www.berginfuneralhome.com.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Randy Colter
Record added: Nov 10, 2009
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