Myrna M. Torres, 60
Marlborough – Myrna M. (Cartagena) Torres, 60, formerly of Waltham, died at home Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 with her loving family by her side.
She leaves her husband, Pedro L. Torres; her son, Pedro E. Torres and his wife, Anamarie; her daughters, Glenda Marroquin, and her husband, Martin, and Myrna Torres and her fiancé, Carlos Rosa; her sisters, Haydee Cartagena and Miriam Cartagena; seven grandsons and two granddaughters; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
Born and educated in Villalba, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Georgina (Fernandez) Cartagena and the late Sinforiano Cartagena, she was a member of St. Stephen's Church in Framingham and a former member of St. Mary's in Waltham, where she taught CCD and was quite active in church functions.
Mrs. Torres enjoyed gardening, arranging flowers and cooking for her family and friends. She will be remembered for her love and devotion to her husband, Pedro, as well as to her children and cherished grandchildren. She was a kind and giving person, always putting others before herself.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Sept. 23 from St. Stephen's Church of Framingham, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Marlborough. The Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home of Marlborough assisted with arrangements.
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