Andres Torres
Andres Torres

Obituary of Andres G. Torres

Andres G. Torres "Gonzalo", 90, of Port Isabel, TX passed away August 2, 2022, at his home surrounded by loving family. Andres was born in beloved city of Port Isabel (La Palangana). He was known to ride his horse into town to deliver/sell fresh milk; (family business) to the local store owned by Juan Vega. He also rode his horse to attend catholic school. Later in life he traded his cowboy boots for tennis shoes and walked daily. He was a lifelong member of Our Lady, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. He was very active with movimento Familia Cristano, Encuentro Congal and Vida Familiar in the 80’s and 90’s. He prayed a Holy Rosary daily for the community’s sick and another one for his family. He retired from the Laguna Madre Water District after 30 years. After retiring, he enjoyed some years in the cattle business. He is preceded in death by his parents Leonardo and Teresa Torres; sisters, Chila Torres, Concha West, Petra Puente and brother Leon Torres. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 66 years, Juanita C. Torres; children, Inez Nino, Mellie (Mark) Farell, Angelica Gonzalez, Letty (Eddie) Howard, Andrea (Margarito) Morrillon, Elsa Torres, ana Bertha Torres, Fernando (Mary) Alcantara; sisters, Maria Muñoz, Teresa Salinas, and Ester Watts; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, TX. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 705 S Longoria St, Port Isabel, TX with interment to follow to Port Isabel City Cemetery. Honored to serve as pallbearers are Roger Salinas, Wesley West, Paul Salinas, Rey Puente, Lionel Torres, Gustavo Muñoz. Honorary Pallbearers are Manuel Ramirez and Bernardo (Nayito) Perez. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Andres Gonzalo Torres at www.thomaegarza.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home and Crematory, 395 S. Sam Houston, Blvd., San Benito, TX 78586.
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Wednesday
10
August

Visitation

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Wednesday
10
August

Rosary

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Thursday
11
August

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church
705 S. Longoria St
Port Isabel, Texas, United States
956-943-1297
Thursday
11
August

Interment

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Port Isabel City Cemetery
299 N Musina St
Port Isabel, Texas, United States
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