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.
Sarasota, FL, United States 34233