Herbert E. Diaz Sr., a retired pot repairman for Kaiser Aluminum,
died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at Metropolitan Hospice. He was 75.
Mr. Diaz was born in Delacroix Island and was a lifelong resident of St.
Bernard Parish. He was a parishioner of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church
and a member of Kaiser Retirement Club. He was an Army veteran of the Korean
War. Survivors include his wife, Doris "Dot" Weathers Diaz; two sons, Herbert
E. Diaz Jr. and Barry Diaz; and a brother, Allen Diaz. A funeral will be
held today at 8:39 am ay Vickers, Verette and Dornan Funeral Home, 3027
Jean Lafitte Parkway, Chalmette. Visitation will begin at 83:0 am.
A mass will follow the funeral at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church,
815 Badger Drive, Arabi. Burial will be in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens..|
[Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA,Friday, Jan 14, 2005, Page