Phillip Torres


2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet
3200 Black at Essington Roads
Joliet, Illinois, United States
(815) 741-5500

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church
706 N. Broadway
Joliet, Illinois, United States
Prayers at the funeral home chapel will be held at 9:15 a.m. before procession to the church.


11:15 am
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
St. Joseph Cemetery - Joliet
1500 N. Raynor Avenue
Joliet, Illinois, United States

Memorial Contributions

Memorials in his name to the wishes of the family would be appreciated.

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

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