Baseball

Fernando Diaz

February 18, 1949 ~ December 7, 2019 (age 70)

Obituary

Fernando Diaz of Wallkill, NY, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019.  He was 70 years old. 

The son of the late Jose and Candida Echezbal Diaz, he was born February 18, 1949 in Havana, Cuba.

He was a member of the New York State Baseball Umpires Assn. Inc. and the Orange County Baseball Umpires Association. He retired from Tarkett (New Windsor, NY) in 2005 where he worked for close to 30 years. He spent the last 15+ years of his life umpiring and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a lifelong Mets and Rangers fan.  

Survivors include his wife  Maria at home; son  David Diaz and his wife Kara; daughter   Alisha Budney and her husband Cliff; grandchildren Clifford, Samantha, Emmett and Parker Budney, Michael and Samantha Napoli and five great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his daughter  Marlene Napoli .


Visitation will be Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 5- 7:30pm. at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St. Walden, NY.

Funeral services will be follow the visitation at 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
                     

Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery in Walden, NY.

To send flowers to Fernando's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 10, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Millspaugh Funeral Directors
22 Bank Street
Walden, NY 12586

Funeral Service
Tuesday
December 10, 2019

8:00 PM
Millspaugh Funeral Directors
22 Bank Street
Walden, NY 12586

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