Obituary for TORRES

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday August 10, 2004

Isabel ISABEL (CHELA) TORRES July 31, 1927 - August 8, 2004 Isabel (Chela) Torres passed away on August 8, 2004, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie (Pancho) Torres, and her son, Patrick (Pat) Torres. Survivors include her daughter, Lillian Ortega and husband, Daniel, Leo Torrez and Liz Wright, Robert Torres and wife, Laura, and Bernie Torres Jr. and wife, Minnie. Also surviving Chela are her grandchildren, Dominic Torres, Erika Trujillo, Joseph Torres, Jennifer Trujillo, Christopher Ortega, and Isaac Ortega; her great-grandchildren, Matthew and Jessica Trujillo, Austin Torres, Sherie, Evangeline and Jeremy Torres, and Jacob Trujillo. She is also survived by her brother, Pete Valles, her sister-in-law, Jennie Valles; and many nieces and nephews. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Paul La Lefbre on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Hanson on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. also at St. Anne Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Christopher and Isaac Ortega, Matthew Trujillo, Joseph Torres, Jerry Moya, and Richard Carrion. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vopacilli, Dr. Carr and Dr. Giudice for taking care of Chela. Special thanks go to Vista Care Hospice for all their help, assistance, and understanding. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes all donations be made in honor of Isabel Torres to Vista Care at 5201 Venice N.E., Suite A & B, Albuquerque, NM 87113. Services are in the care of: GARCIA MORTUARY 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222