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Fred Torres

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Fred, 63, of Clifton, passed away suddenly on January 20, 2014.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Torres has resided in Clifton for the last 34 years.
Before his retirement, he was employed with Cigna Healthcare in Melville, Long Island, NY as a systems analyst. In addition, Mr. Torres was the founder of Elite Racing Systems of Clifton and was part of the NJ running community for 34 years.
His life was running and he loved being a part of running in every capacity. His passion was the marathon that led him to complete numerous marathons in New York City, Boston and Montreal.
He enjoyed spending time with family and having dinner with friends. He loved his dogs: Cassie and Charlie.
He was predeceased by his parents, Caesar and Epifania (nee Diaz) Torres.
Survivors include: his beloved wife, Anna Maria (nee Velazquez); his devoted children, Brian David Torres and his wife, Kimberly of Princeton and Jessica Ann Torres of Dover, Del.; two brothers, Cesar Torres of Cave City, KY and Abel Torres of Dallas, TX; and one sister, Ida L. Torres De Rosario of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. He is also survived by his nieces, nephews and their families.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 2-6 PM. A Funeral Service will be held during the visiting hours at 4 PM. Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clifton High School Track Booster Club and send to P.O. Box 635, 495 Allwood Road Clifton, NJ 07012.
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Published in The Record on Jan. 24, 2014
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