- February 14, 1942 - September 27, 2013
- Watsonville, California
of Antonio's Passing
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Antonio De La Torre a great man descended to heaven on September 27, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born to Juan and Maria De La Torre February 14, 1942 in San Juan De Los Lagos, Jalisco Mexico.
Antonio was the fifth of nine kids. He came to California in 1974 to better his family's future.
He loved landscaping; he worked for many years at Monterey Bay Nursery. He loved cooking and having family gatherings. He loved playing poker with his brothers, sons, and family. Antonio was a loving father, and husband, a playful grandpa, and a very giving great grandfather.
He is survived by two brothers and two sisters, his wife of 48 years (Juana De La Torre), his nine children, 34 grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
He is very loved and will be missed dearly. We know that we will be united in heaven with him.
"Wait for us Viejito Chulo"
Thank you to all our family and friends for your thought and prayers.
In lieu of flowers, donations to help family with funeral cost are preferred.
Visitation will be on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 5:00-9:00pm with the Vigil to begin at 6:00pm at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main Street Watsonville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, October 7, 2013 will be at 10:00am at Valley Catholic Church with internment to follow at Valley Public Cemetery, Watsonville.
Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of The Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel of Watsonville.