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Obituary of Phillip A. Torres
Phillip A. Torres
Age 36, of Joliet, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 11, 2019. A lifelong resident of Joliet, Phillip was the beloved son of Tony and Patricia (nee Lambert) Torres and a graduate of Joliet West High School, Class of 2001. He enjoyed everything about music, but was particularly passionate about writing lyrics. He loved all sports, especially football, was a diehard Chicago Bears fan, and loved snuggling with his favorite labs. Phillip was an enthusiast of clothing, shoes and food. An avid movie buff, he always had a movie quote ready.
Phillip is survived by his loving parents; devoted brother of Nicholas (Dana) Torres of Plainfield, Julie (Mike) Manner of Joliet and Stephanie (Chris Hulka) Torres of Joliet; special uncle of Evelyn, Easton, Lily and Violet. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jose and Elisa (nee Rios) Torres; maternal grandparents, Robert and Shirley (nee Mandel) Lambert; uncle, Felix Torres; and aunt, Jennifer J. Lambert.
Visitation for Phillip A. Torres will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, at 9:15 a.m., from the funeral home chapel to St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church, 706 N. Broadway St., Joliet, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials in his name to the wishes of the family would be appreciated. For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com
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