Torres, Manuel, an 82 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2007 in Torrance. Born in Los Angeles, CA, Manuel was 82 when he died surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Anita Torres, sons, Daniel J. (Leticia) Torres and Oscar A. (Carol) Valdivia, daughter, Maria Valdivia-Gabriel, Sister, Margarita Duran, Granddaughter, Denise Torres & Grandson, Danny Torres. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, fisherman and traveler. He was married to Anita for over 50 years. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Thursday, May 17, 2007, 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with the Rosary at 7:15 P.M. both at White & Day Colonial Mortuary in Redondo Beach. The Funeral Mass will be Friday, May 18, 2007, 10:00 A.M. at St. Catherine Laboure Church in Torrance. Committal will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery Culver City in Culver City.

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  1. I have all of my families and friends condolences and our hearts with Manuel, he will be in a better place peaceful place and no more worries and no more pain, I imagine Manuel happy and will be looking over the family and he will be with you in your hearts and minds to protect and to guide you through life and he will be there every step of the way, he only left us physcially but he is there spiritually all the time.

  2. Tio Meo; a great human being full of kindness, gentleness and a big heart. I will always remember how he taught me and gave me great advice when I most needed it. May G_d keep him forever. Holman Lazo (Torrance, CA)

  3. Querido meo con profunda tristeza recibi la terrible noticia de tu deceso, un hombre tan integro de principios,educacion y como padre de familia unico,doy gracias a la vida de haber tenido la oportunidad de tener una relacion de familia solo deseo con todo corazon que encuentres el eterno descanso y tu esposa,tus hijos, nietos y nueras tenga la fortaleza ante la perdida de un ser querido

  4. Estimado tio te acompao en tu dolor y te quiero decir que toda la familia, mi papa, mama, hermana y yo lo sentimos por la perdida tan valiosa de una persona al que afortunadamente conocimos todos y que convivimos y nos abrieron las puertas siempre que ibamos. te doy mis sinceras condolencias y te mando un abrazo muy fuerte y los queremos mucho un abrazo de rigo, alex, paty e iriz.

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