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Thomas Diaz DeLeon, Sr

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
June 26, 2001

Thomas Diaz DeLeon Sr., a retired employee of Garrett Oil Co., a member of St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2932, died June 22, 2001. He was 85.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; three sons, Thomas Diaz DeLeon Jr. of Corpus Christi, Henry Diaz DeLeon Sr. of Aransas Pass and Martin Diaz DeLeon of Rockport; two daughters, Ernestine Sanchez and Sarah Jean Alvarado, both of Aransas Pass; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Mass was celebrated June 26 at St. Mary's by the Sea Catholic Church. Burial was in San Antonio Cemetery.