MOUNT VERNON — Felicita Torres, 83, of Avalon Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, May 21, 2010, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born May 17, 1927, in Yauce, Puerto Rico, to the late Juan Torres and Primitiva Santiago Torres. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
She is survived by her children, Ana (John) Aebi of Mount Vernon and Raymond (Yanet) Colon of New York, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Shantain Marquez, Megan Aebi and Will Aebi; and a brother, Johnny Torres of Brooklyn, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Aurelio Ortega; and an uncle, Angel Santiago.
The family will observe a memorial service at a later date in New York.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The family would like to thank the staff of The Laurels and Hospice of Knox County for their compassionate care. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Felicita Torres.