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Nelson A. Diaz Jr

July 6, 1998 ~ June 30, 2019 (age 20)


WORCESTER – Nelson Abnel Diaz, Jr., 20, of Worcester, died Sunday, June 30, 2019 at home.

He leaves his parents, Nelson A. Diaz Sr. and Esthervina Hernandez-Soto of Worcester; two brothers, Alex Diaz Hernandez, and Jacob Gordon of Worcester; three sisters, Jayde Gordon, Zendaline Diaz Hernandez, Nahomy Diaz, and her husband Luis Santiago, all of Worcester; his maternal grandmother, Ines Soto of Worcester and his maternal grandfather, Domingo Hernandez of Puerto Rico; a nephew Deniel Abnel of Worcester; several cousins, including Jeidy Morales, Anthony Rivera, and Nelson Javier; his girlfriend Kellian Martinez (Flaka) of Connecticut.  He was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and has lived here in Worcester MA since 2007.

A graveside Service will be held Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:00 am at Hope Cemetery, with a procession leaving from Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, at 10:30 am.  Calling hours will be held Thursday, July 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the funeral home, with a prayer service at 8:00 pm.

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July 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rice Funeral Home
300 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609-1805

Graveside Service
July 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Hope Cemetery - Worcester
119 Webster St
Worcester, MA 01603

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