Salvador Torres

August 9, 1927 - December 7, 2015
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Salvador Torres passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Dec. 1, 2015.

He was born on August 9, 1927 to Casimiro+ and Francisca+ Torres in Aguascalientes AGS and came to Laredo at the age of 2.

He owned and operated his auto mechanic shop – Torres Auto Repair until his retirement in 2000.

Salvador was preceded in death by his sisters, Catalina (Gonzalo+) Escobedo, Josefina (Alfredo+) Torres; his brothers, Macedonio (Maria) Torres and Rodolfo (Maria+) Torres.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Juana M. Torres; his daughters, San Juanita Torres, Blanca (Jaime) Meza and Thelma Torres; grandsons, Jaime A. (Melissa), Javier A. (Debbie), Jorge A. and Jesus A. Meza; his great-grandchildren, Tatiana Trevino, Javier A. Meza, Jr. and Julissa A. Meza.

He is also survived by his sister, Francisca (Domingo) Soto of Rockwall, TX; as well as many relatives, nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to his caregivers, Esperanza Lopez and Jasmin “Mimi” Gaona; to his “amigo” Dr. Cesar Tula and Dr. Ricardo Cigarroa.

The family will receive guests Monday, December 7, 2015, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.  Memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm where a holy rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.  Memorial mass will be celebrated at 8:30 am.  The family encourages meeting at the church.  Inurnment will be held at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas 78041 (956)723-3611.  For your convenience you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at



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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 7, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Time: 8:30 am

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church


1718 San Jorge
Laredo, Texas 78040

Memorial Mass at 8:30 am

Cemetery Information

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Inurnment at a later date


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Born: August 9, 1927
Died: December 7, 2015

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