Peacefully at home on Saturday 12 March 2022, aged 81 years. Loved husband of Agnes and loved father of Angela & Ashley Leatherby (Christchurch), Maree (Napier), Brendon & Lisa (Christchurch), Patrick & Cushla (Coonoor), Catherine & Fitzy Fitzgerald (Perth), Jane & Duncan Chamberlain (Peka Peka). Dearly loved Poppa to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Marie, Rosalie, Michael (dec), Eleanor and Bernard. Loved and respected uncle and great-uncle. Due to Covid-19 restrictions sadly the funeral will be invitation only. The rosary will be recited at St Brigid’s Catholic Church, Wakeman Street, Pahiatua, at 5.30pm on Wednesday 16 March. Friends & Parishioners are warmly welcome to attend. Paul’s Requiem Mass will be held on Thursday 17 March at 1.30pm. Livestream Link: https://youtu.be/KjUoHQwe0fQ
In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated. Messages to the Diamond family, 81918 State Highway 2, RD 4 Pahiatua 4984.