July 1, 1991 - January 1, 2021

Anthony James Diaz, of Revere MA was taken from us too soon at the age of 29. Anthony passed away unexpectedly, January 1, 2021. Anthony was the youngest son of Gail Scimone and Jimmy Diaz Sr. of Revere MA. Anthony was the beloved brother of Jimmy Diaz Jr., Christina “Bags” Bagnera, and Tanya Bagnera. Cherished grandson of Gloria Zagarella, Richard and Angela Diaz, Karen Scimone and the late Elaine Riley, and Joe “Red” Scimone. Adored nephew of Joni Scimone and Lee Scimone, Lisa Diaz Edwards and Chris Cavanaugh, Phillip Douglas and Shirley Duddy, Richie Diaz, Jodi Scimone, and Patty Lewis Pepi. Dear cousin to Ronnie Particelli, Stephanie Particelli and Davey Goodrich, Nicole and William Dunn, Lauren Diaz, Kristina Diaz and Bobby Pelosi, Tori Pepi and Richie Diaz Jr. Anthony was a graduate of The Northeast Metropolitan Tech, Class of 2009 – Automotive Technology. He worked for Sears Automotive and for the Department of Revenue. After graduating the Academy in 2015, Anthony began his career with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. Most recently, Anthony was selected for a special assignment to work in the department’s Automotive Division and brought his expertise and work experience and was able to follow his passion and help others. Anthony was a kind, thoughtful and a generous soul. He worked hard and played hard. His favorite thing to do was to spend time with the people he loved. His family and friends meant the world to him. He and his brother, sister and his cousins were all best friends. They did everything together and always had a great time. He was sincere, funny, caring and quick to share his honest opinion. He loved to travel, loved to ride his motorcycle, loved to set goals and make a plan. His magnetic personality won the hearts of everyone he met. Anthony had a unique way of making everyone feel special, loved and protected. He loved a good joke and was a prankster. He had a caring way to make the darkest situations brighter. His outlook and perspective on life was positive and inspiring to all who knew him. He had an exceptional way of looking at life and seeing endless possibilities. His spirit was infectious and an inspiration to all he crossed paths with. Anthony was an incredible soul with so much light and love to share with the world. We are grateful and will cherish the time we had with him here on earth and vow to always celebrate his life. A Funeral Mass will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church 133 Beach St, Revere on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12:00pm (Everyone to meet directly at church) capacity limits will be enforced. Masks and social distancing are required, and names and temperatures will be taken upon entrance to church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. For guest book please visit www.buonfiglio.com

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