Gonzalez Funeral Home

7209 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL


Orlando T. Diaz

December 21, 1934May 17, 2020

Orlando Tomas Diaz passed away on May 17th 2020 at the age of 85.

Orlando was born in Havana, Cuba and came to America at the age of 12. He met the love of his life Luz at the age of 16. They were married when he was 19 and remained together until his death. They had 2 children. He was a dedicated family man that was always there to show love and support to his entire family. Orlando worked for 35 years as a bus driver with Hartline. After retirement he worked part time at Gonzalez Funeral home. Orlando loved singing and dancing, and he also had a passion for cars.

Orlando was preceded in death by his parents, brother and Daughter Isabel. He is survived by his wife Luz Diaz, his Son Orlando Diaz Jr and Sister-in-law Nilda. He also had 5 grandchildren Gina Galan, Jessica Oliva, Orlando Diaz III, Tiffany Roche and Fallon Bertucelli. Thirteen Great Grandchildren Kristen, Danielle, Angel, Madison, Ava, Savannah, Jaxon, Armani, Hailey, Grace, Luke, Kelina and Liam. Three Great-Great Grandchildren Isabella, Braden and Logan. Also his nieces Linda, Loni and nephews Alex, Isaac, Johnny. Great nephews Gage, Clinton, Anthony and Great neices Chelsea, Arianna


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Vivian Valdes

May 22, 2020

Orlando, I’m blessed to have known you. You are the kindest soul, you always treated me just like one of your grandchildren . I have so many fawn memories with you . You are not gone , just in the physical world but you will always be all around us . Your in one of the most beautiful places now , give Papi hugs from me. Bendicioñes. Vivi

Isaac Cruz

May 22, 2020

I will always remember visiting him and my tia. Listening to all his stories. He always made me laugh. I love you Tio. You will always be missed and remembered.

Stacy Patterson-Worobey

May 22, 2020

This gentleman was my first abuelo..he was kind and patient and showed much love to me, his granddaughters best friend and playmate for years and years. He loved his family and had a huge heart. We will miss you.
Blessings to abuela I'm sending prayers love and peace to you. My condolences to the whole family.


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