DIAZ - Vicente of Hicksville, NY and Smithtown, NY, at 87 years. Died on November 23, 2012,surrounded by family. Born in Pasto, Colombia. Devoted husband of his beloved wife Aidafor 60 years. Loving father of John (Suzan) Diaz, Ana Dhillon, Martin (Jessica) Diaz and Maria Gates (George). Cherished grandfather of Martin Vicente, Alexander, Nicole, Natalie,Marissa, Deana, Jacquelyn, and Kristin. Survived by his beloved brother Carlos Diaz (Judith). Retired from Slater Electric in Glen Cove, NY. Proud member of Local Union 1922 IBEW. He held strong beliefs in God, hard work and education. He loved his adopted country while never forgetting the land of his youth. Above all else, he loved his wife and family; and was never happier than when surrounded by them. Family and friends may visit the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, 125 W. Old Country Road on Tuesday from 7-9pm. A memorial mass will be held at St. Paul the Apostle R.C. Church on Wednesday at 10:00 AM.