Cecilia M Torres

March 21, 1919 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 101)


Cecilia Torres, age 101 passed away peacefully on Thursday September 3,2020, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death with her parents Francisco Montoya and Maria Baca and her beloved siblings Climaco Montoya brother, Flora Baca Sister, Molly Cordova sister, Mary Vargas sister, Eliseo Montoya brother, Terri Proctor, Salfa Gutierrez sister and her beloved daughter Mary Ann Lovato.

Cecilia attended Lemitar elementary school and went to Capitan trade school.Cecilia is survived by brother Joe Monyoya, sister Timmie Peralta and sister Margaret Zamora. Cecilia loved her three children Carmen McIntyre, Lou Chavez and Marilyn Newhouse. She had nine grandchildren thirteenth greatgrandchildren and four great- great grandchild.

Cecilia worked for New Mexico Human Services and in Social Services as a Home Health Caregiver and retired from the state Her hobbies where playing the accordion and piano, gardening, landscaping, sewing weaving, dancing, traveling, cooking, crafts, drawing socializing and helping people.

Cecilia M Torres was a true believer and follower of Jesus Christ as her savior. She had a deep sense of faith She believed in the power of prayer and always had a strong relationship with god. Through her faith, she was thoughtful, nonjudgmental, forgiving and kind. In her warm eyes and smile, she gave loving presence to anyone she met. Her compassion and love for everyone will be deeply missed.

Mom’s unwavering strength and faith with kindness always gave me strength. She was resilient and resolute having faced many obstacles but faced life with optimism and hope.She was my best friend; I shall always miss her companionship and warm touch.

In Cecilia’s Memory there will be a Memorial Life Celebration to be held in Spring 2021.

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