Tom Diaz

Tom T. Diaz, Jr., passed away on March 9, 2013. He was born May 20, 1924 in San Antonio to Tomas and Lucia Diaz, who preceded him in death. Mr. Diaz was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army. He was proud of his service in the Army Corps of Engineers in New Guinea and during the Philippines Liberation and also in Japan after the surrender. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Maria Zulema Diaz and his sister, Eugenia Diaz. He is survived by his sons, Fred G. Diaz and wife, Elizabeth A. Diaz and Paul G. Diaz; grandchildren, David Diaz, Lina Starace, Daniel, Paul Gabriel, Julian, Joseph and Jennifer Diaz; 9 great grandchildren; sisters, Louise Perales and Rachel Luna; brother, Jesse T Diaz and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 5:00 P. M. TO 9:00 P.M. at Palm Heights Mortuary with a Rosary service at 7:00 P.M. Procession will depart Palm Heights Mortuary at 8:30 A.M. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 for a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church at 9:00 A.M. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. You may sign the on-line guest book at under the obituary section.

Published in Express-News on Mar. 11, 2013