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 William Joseph Diaz

William Joseph Diaz

San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Death 22 Aug 1993 (aged 72)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36040 · View Source
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Our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, William Joseph Diaz, age 72, passed away at home with his family by his side, Sunday, August 22, 1993, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 14, 1921, San Diego, California, to Joseph and Ruby Bell Diaz. Married his sweetheart, Florence Alane Siciliano on June 22, 1940 in Salt Lake City.

Proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corp, World War II, in the South Pacific and North China. Worked in the building trades as a painter and became the business agent for the Painters Union Local #77, for 18 years. International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Later became the assistant project coordinator for the Job Corp program in the Western States for 16 years, retiring in March, 1986.

Survived by wife, Florence; son, William F. Diaz and wife, June; daughter, Patti Johnson and husband, Steve; brothers, Robert M., Harold L., Jack H.; sister, Vivian M. Pitkin; grandchildren, Paul W. Breinholt (Jennifer); Todd S. Breinholt; Stuart M. Campbell (Beth); Justin P. Campbell (Buffi); great-grandchildren, Mitchel R. Campbell; and Parker P. Breinholt.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Gregory J. Litton, Dr. Kent Difiore, Dr. Robert Stewart, and Dr. Fred Gibbs, for their care and dedication to Bill. We thank the office staff and IV Therapy, Karen and Sue, St. Marks Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 25, at 2 p.m., Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, where friends may call Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, one hour prior to services. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.

Source-Deseret News Tuesday, August 24, 1993 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36040
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Joseph Diaz (14 Mar 1921–22 Aug 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36040, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .