Rita Torres passed away Dec. 4 in Glendale Ariz. She was born June 24, 1944 in Alamogordo.
Rita is preceded in death by her parents Alejo and Genoveva, her daughter Juanita Torres and two sisters Louisa and Christina.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years Bobby G. Torres; children Julie Moya and her husband Robert, Robert Torres and his wife Chanin, Donald Torres and Jacquie Torres; four grandchildren Jason Moya, Katherine Torres, Alex Torres and Angel Torres; and siblings Gina, Ana, Josie and Alex.
Rita loved spending time with her family -- especially her grandchildren -- music and going to the mountains. She was also very active in her church and was known far and wide for her cooking.
She had a great zest for life and was always supportive and will be missed by all who knew her.
Rosary service will be held at 9:15 at St. Jude¹s Catholic Church followed by the Mass at 10 a.m. on Jan. 4. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 28, 2013 to Jan. 27, 2014