A 63-year-old resident of San Juan, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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Rosemary was a generous person that never said "no" when asked for anything. She took in anyone as her own. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Gomicendo and Eumelia Gonzales; brother: Gomicendo Gonzales Jr.; and aunt: Lupe Flores.
Rosemary is survived by her husband of 45 years: Celso Torrez; sons: Abey Torrez and wife Marcella of Santa Fe, Jessie Torrez of San Juan, Jonathan Torrez and wife Sofia of Pecos; daughter: Donna Benavidez and husband Leonard of San Juan; brothers: Jose "Tito" Gonzales, Melisandro Gonzales, Gomicendo Gonzales, Ramone Gonzales and wife Celeste, Christopher Gonzales, all of San Juan; sisters: Josephine Vargas and husband William of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Aurelia Gonzales of San Juan; and 13 grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren; and all numerous other loving relatives and friends.
Public visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the San Juan Nepocino Catholic Church in San Juan. A rosary is to follow at 11 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial to follow at noon with burial to follow at the San Juan Cemetery.
The family of Rosemary Torrez has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Dec. 3, 2012