Patrick J. Torrence born in Gary, IN on Dec. 26, 1957 peacefully went home to be with our Lord after his long battle with cancer on Feb. 26, 2013 in Galveston, TX. A veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, he is survived by his parents Jack and Lorraine Torrence; brother Daniel Torrence and wife Elizabeth; sisters Kathleen Wright and husband William, and Lynda McBride and husband Alan; nieces Nicole Brooks and Kandace Cornelius; nephew Jacob Torrence; great nephew Bryce Alan Brooks; Aunt Sally Thrailkill; and numerous cousins.
Proud achievements include two college degrees, extended studies and academic achievements, strong artistic abilities, and superb culinary skills.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 2 at 2PM in the Chapel at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Willis, with burial following services at Smith Memorial Park Cemetery in Willis. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Patrick's name to the
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