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María “Doña Lupe” Torres

March 12, 1935 — June 2, 2023

Lubbock

María “Doña Lupe” Torres, 88 of Lubbock, passed away Friday, June 2, 2023. Visitation for Mrs. Torres will begin Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. with a rosary at 6:00 p.m. the same evening at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Joseph Thanavelil officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.

Maria was born March 12, 1935, to the late Valerio and Maria Torres. In 1948 she married the love of her life Elias Mora Lopez Sr. in Jalisco, Mexico, he preceded her in death on September 25, 1999. Maria enjoyed watching her novellas, sewing, cooking, gardening, sitting in her recliner and looking out the window and most of all being with her grandchildren. Maria was a very peaceful person and had a talent of being good in math when she lived in Mexico. As a very good businesswoman she operated a grocery store known as “Miscelania La Mora” and was in charge of all operations in that business. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents Valerio and Maria Torres; husband Elias Mora Lopez (1999); two sons, Efran Mora, and Juan Ramon Mora; one daughter Maria De La Cruz Mora.

Those left to cherish his memory are her sons Salvador Mora, Elias Mora, and Jose Mora all of Lubbock, Jesus Mora of Cuidad Lerdo, Durango Fernando Mora of Cuidad Juarez, Alfredo Mora of Cuidad Juarez; daughters, Martha Chavez of Encarnacion de Diaz, Jalisco, Teresa Rubalcado of Lubbock, Guadalupe De La Cruz of Cuida Lerdo, Durango and Alicia Mora of Lubbock; one brother Jesus Torres of Encarnacion de Diaz, Jalisco; seventy grandchildren; A host of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. 

María “Doña Lupe” Torres, 88 de Lubbock, falleció el viernes 2 de junio de 2023. El velorio de la Sra. Torres comenzará el martes 6 de junio de 2023, de 10:00 a. m. a 8:00 p. m. con un rosario a las 6:00 p.m. la misma noche en la Capilla de la Funeraria Calvillo. La misa fúnebre comenzará a las 10:00 a. m., el miércoles 7 de junio de 2023, en la Iglesia Católica de San Patricio oficiando el Padre Joseph Thanavelil. El entierro seguirá en Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Todos los arreglos se hicieron bajo la dirección de Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.

María nació el 12 de marzo de 1935, hija de los difuntos Valerio y María Torres. En 1948 se casó con el amor de su vida Elias Mora López Sr. en Jalisco, México, él la precedió en la muerte el 25 de septiembre de 1999. María disfrutaba viendo sus novelas, coser, cocinar, jardinería, sentarse en su sillón reclinable y mirar por el ventana y sobre todo estar con sus nietos. María era una persona muy pacífica y tenía el talento de ser buena en matemáticas cuando vivía en México. Como muy buena empresaria operaba una tienda de abarrotes conocida como “Miscelania La Mora” y estaba a cargo de todas las operaciones de ese negocio. Todos los que la conocieron y la amaron la extrañarán mucho.

Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres Valerio y María Torres; esposo Elías Mora López (1999); dos hijos, Efran Mora y Juan Ramón Mora; una hija María De La Cruz Mora.

Quedan para atesorar su memoria sus hijos Salvador Mora, Elias Mora y Jose Mora todos de Lubbock, Jesus Mora de Cuidad Lerdo, Durango Fernando Mora de Cuidad Juarez, Alfredo Mora de Cuidad Juarez; hijas, Martha Chavez de Encarnacion de Diaz, Jalisco, Teresa Rubalcado de Lubbock, Guadalupe De La Cruz de Cuida Lerdo, Durango y Alicia Mora de Lubbock; un hermano Jesús Torres de Encarnación de Díaz, Jalisco; setenta nietos; Una multitud de bisnietos y tataranietos.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

10:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel

206 E. 19th St., Lubbock, TX 79403

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Recitation of the Rosary

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel

206 E. 19th St., Lubbock, TX 79403

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Mass

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Patrick Catholic Church

1603 Cherry Ave, Lubbock, TX 79403

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