Marina Diaz


Marina Diaz, age 103, of Washington Heights, NY passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  Born and raised in Carolina Puerto Rico, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1931.  An avid traveler of the United States and internationally, Marina enjoyed being a member of various women’s Clubs and dancing.


Prior to retiring, she was a secretary with Kleinert’s in New York City for many years.


Beloved daughter of the late Julio F. and Edelmira Diaz.  Loving aunt of Tommy Dean, Ralph Orlandi, Jr. and Louis, Charles and Alfred Ortiz.  Cherished great aunt of Lisa Finan, Tracy Ramacci, Esther Strauch, Richard Orlandi, Craig and Christopher Ortiz.  She is also survived by seven great-great grand nieces and nephews.


The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9-11 am with service following at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment will follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery in Bronx, NY.



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