Andrew Joseph Diaz, 34, of Middletown, beloved son of Alain, Sr. and Ethel (Troxler) Diaz of Waterbury, passed away on October 24, 2020 unexpectedly at his home. Andrew was the second youngest of six children.
Andrew was certified as a Community Advocate through Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. and he obtained his certificate of completion in the culinary arts program through the House of Bread F.E.A.S.T. program in Hartford and a certificate in Culinary Arts from Lincoln Culinary Institute. He worked at Wesleyan University as a cook at Wes Wings for five years. He volunteered at the St Vincent DePaul soup kitchen and at the House of Bread. Andrew had a love of flowers and for growing gardens. He also loved music and astrology especially “Mayan Astrology” where he could tell you where you fit in the scheme of cosmic creation.
Andrew was a good person who loved his family deeply. He was honest, kind, had a heart of gold, always willing to help out the community, generous, silly and had a light hearted sense of humor with an infectious laugh and smile. He was loved by many and will truly be remembered by those whose lives he touched.
Along with his parents, Andrew is survived by his brother, Alain R. Diaz, Jr of Waterbury; four sisters, Andrea Raffone of East Haven, Cynthia Diaz of Branford, Veronica Rivas of New Britain and Felicia Diaz of Middletown and nieces and nephews that loved him dearly and knew him by his nickname “Drew”.
Family and friends may call Saturday, November 21st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown where masks and social distancing are required. Funeral service will be private. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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