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Juan Robinson Diaz

July 14, 1939 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 81)

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Juan Robinson-Diaz, 81, of Bethlehem, passed away on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the loving companion of Nereida Ortiz Santiago. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Juan Velez Diaz and Esperanza Velez Diaz. Juan was a member of Holy Infancy Catholic Church, Bethlehem. He was employed as an assembly line worker for most of his life and most recently he worked at Blue Restaurant. Juan was an active volunteer for the Salvation Army, Bethlehem. 

Survivors: In addition to his loving companion Nereida, daughters Maria Carmen Rivas and her husband Sergio (Chello) Rivas and Maria Angela Diaz; sons Jose M. Diaz and his wife Diane, Juan Robinson Diaz, Jr. and his wife Carmen and Gerlado Diaz; siblings Ernesto Diaz, Gladys Diaz, Hector Diaz and Antonio Diaz; 8 loving grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 

Services: Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Juan’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Funeral Home, Fountain Hill. A memory tribute may be placed at 

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018. 

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Private Services

Cantelmi Funeral Home
1311 Broadway
Fountain Hill, PA


Salvation Army
521 Pembroke Road, Bethlehem PA 18018
Tel: 1-610-867-4681

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