LUPE "WINDY" TORRES
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3/27/1930 - 7/19/2014
Lupe "Windy" Torres was born in North Hollywood, CA and passed away in Merced, CA on July 19, 2014 at the age of 84.
When Lupe "Windy" moved to Merced, her first job was at Tuttle Farms Cannery. After that, she became a sales clerk and she worked for various stores; Anita's, Arden's, J.C. Penny's, Maze Drug Store, Serv-U Drug Store, Long's Drug Store, The Shoe Palace, The Reliable Men's Store, Stefani's, Safeway, Merced Hardware, and Gottschalk's. While working in these various places, she made many lifetime friends who loved and respected her.
Lupe was preceded in death by her husband, Hipolito "Polo" S. Torres. She leaves behind her children, Mary Lou Torres, Linda T. Zamora and Angel Torres; grandchildren, Naomi and Tom (Charlotte) Zamora, Raquel and Christopher Torres, and Felicia T. Magana; and great grandchildren, Danielle Rubalcava, Jasmine Garibay, Aaron, Ava, and Audrey Zamora, and Mason Diaz.
A Vigil Service with Rosary will be held at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1940 B. St., Merced, CA on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 3:00pm-7:00pm followed with Rosary Recitation at 7 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 519 W 13th St., Merced, CA with internment to follow at Calvary Cemetery on Hwy 59 and Childs Ave.
Published in Merced Sun Star from July 29 to July 30, 2014