Anita M. Torres
September 11, 2017
Anita M. Torres, 97, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Oaks after a period of declining health.
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Frank F. and Anita M. (Viens) Torres, she was a lifelong resident of the city and communicant of St. Lawrence Martyr Church.
Ms. Torres was a sales clerk for over 40 years at Cherry and Webb Department Store downtown. Prior to that she had worked at Goodyear during WWII. She enjoyed crocheting and reading especially about history.
She is survived by two sisters, Loretta C. Buckley of Milford, CT and Georgette A. Theodore of Acushnet; and many nieces and nephews. Ms Torres was the sister of the late, Francis G., Bernard S.and Norman L. Torres, Shirley M. Rose and Theresa L. Andrade.
Visitation will be Friday, September 15, 2017, from 8:30-9:30am, in the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Lawrence Martyr Church, New Bedford. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, New Bedford.
Visitation: Map to New Bedford
Service: St. Lawrence, NB