by Nick Delgado
Guam - The Judiciary of Guam will host a memorial service on Monday for the late deacon and retired judge Ramon V. Diaz. The service is in lieu of a state funeral and was requested by the family. Diaz spent 14 years on the Superior Court of Guam bench and was the first Filipino to be appointed to the Guam Judiciary.
On Tuesday, a reception of the body, mass and vigil will be held at Diaz's home parish of Santa Barbara Church in Dededo from 7 to 10pm. Last respects, viewing and Mass for A Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at the Agana Cathedral beginning at nine o'clock.
Diaz is survived by his wife Josefina and their nine children. He was 93 years old.