MANILA - Retired Associate Justice Leonardo Quisumbing has passed away, the Supreme Court (SC) announced Monday.
Quisumbing served as associate justice from January 1998 until November 2009.
He also served as secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment and undersecretary of the Department of National Defense under the administration of the late former President Corazon Aquino.
Quisumbing was a senior deputy executive secretary under former President Fidel V. Ramos.
Quisumbing is survived by his two children.
His remains lie in state at the San Quentin Chapel in Loyola Memorial Chapel in Guadalupe, Makati.
The schedule of interment will be announced later.