Nelson R. Diaz, “Nene”, 63, of Randolph, formerly of Orange and West Orange, passed away suddenly on November 7, 2021.
Nelson was always the first to offer a helping hand or kind word, El Nene was renowned for his hard-working manner, craftsmanship and love of futbol and La Celeste. This reputation was only surpassed by his kindness and dedication to his family and friends. He was a hands-on grandfather who delighted in spending time with his eight grandchildren. He was a loyal son, ever-present in his mother’s life, spending nearly every day by her side. He dedicated his life to his family which also included his 3 children and his first true love whom he married at the age of 17. He will not only be missed by his family, but by his entire community.
Beloved husband of 45 years to Adriana Diaz. Devoted father of Adrian Diaz, and Sandra, Max Diaz, his wife Corie, Eliana Pecillo and her husband Nino. Cherished grandfather of Samantha and Xavier, Cruz, Dane and Dylan, Giovanni, Giada and Gemma. Loving son of Beatriz Diaz and the late Ruben Nelson Diaz. Also survived by many Aunts, an Uncle, cousins and dear friends.
A memorial visitation will be held at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Saturday, November 13th from 12-3pm.
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