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Owner of Painting by George
Jorge Torrealba, the owner of Painting by George in Norwalk, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 30, at the age of 47. He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Miriam, and their two sons, Jack and Jason.
Born January 11, 1965, in Valencia, Venezuela, he came to the United States in his early twenties. As a young boy, he developed a passion for running and was a very talented athlete. He participated in two World Cups of Race Walking, representing Venezuela. In the past few years, he competed in the Norwalk Summer Series and at the time of his death, he was training for the Richmond Marathon.
Jorge had a selfless nature and optimistic personality, which made him a loyal friend. His sense of humor and thoughtful advice will be missed by all the friends and family that knew him.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Family will receive friends between 1:00p and 5:00p.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jorge's memory to the Jorge Torrealba Memorial Fund, 39 Ivy Place, Norwalk, CT 06854 to benefit the family. Please visit www.collins-funeral.com to leave condolences.
Collins Funeral Home
92 East Avenue Norwalk, CT 06851
Published in The Hour on Oct. 5, 2012