May 5, 2021 @ 10:26
Former CA justice Chito Diamante passes away
Condolences poured among employees and abogado colleagues of Court of Appeals Associate Justice Franchito Diamante, who passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021. He was 69.
According to his family, a wake will be hosted from May 5-6 at the Sta. Rita de Cascia Mortuary inside Philam Homes in Quezon City. Logistical concerns limit the viewing to 20 people at a time amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Diamante has been working for the appellate court for 13 years since August 2007. He was supposed to retire in October this year but suffered an undisclosed illness, which led to the deterioration of his health.