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Mr. Abel Perez Torres (Lefty), age 80 of San Antonio passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014. Mr. Torres was given the nickname of "Lefty" from playing softball. He enjoyed collecting cars, being out with his friends and family and was always helping people in need. Mr. Torres was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Kelly AFB after 32 years of service in electronics/special weapons. He was a civil rights activist and past vice-president of the R.O.S.E. Organization. Mr. Torres was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lina Torres. He is survived by his children: Abel T. Torres Jr. and wife Georgia, Alan T. Torres and wife Anita N., Victor T. Torres, Lupe Cruz and husband Frank; sisters: Josie Villarreal, Herlinda Varela and Carrie Charles; brothers: Jesus Torres Jr. and Guadalupe Torres; grandchildren: Analisa Torres, Ariana Torres, Jennifer Cruz, Frank Cruz Jr. and Alyssa Cruz. Visitation will begin Tuesday at 5:00 P.M. in The Angelus Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be offered Wednesday at 9:15 A.M. at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with military honors. Condolences may be sent to the Torres family at www.theangelusfuneralhome.com Arrangements by:

Published in Express-News on Feb. 17, 2014
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