Dora Torres Garcia
Dora Torres Garcia
  • September 15, 1918 - October 3, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Dora Torres Garcia, 99, a native of Houston, Texas joined our Heavenly Father on October 3, 2017. Dora was born September 15, 1918 to Emilio and Amparo Lopez Torres.
Dora graduated from Sam Houston High School and was accepted at The University of Texas but declined in order to be with her mother during a difficult period.
She was a lifetime member at El Mesias United Methodist Church where she served in many leadership and guidance capacities across three plus generations, such as treasurer, President United Methodist Women (local, district and conference levels, church pianist and youth counselor.
Dora was preceded in death by her beloved parents and beloved husband of 52 years Ramon Garcia. She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved four sons Raymond Thomas Garcia, John Armando Garcia (Nancy), Carlos Robert Garcia and Frank Timothy Garcia (Elizabeth Spankus), grandchildren Christina Sherman, Clarissa O. Garcia, Christopher Ramon Garcia and Joel Armando Garcia, great grandchildren Lauren Valle, Jackson Dylan and Ella Sophia Potter, brother Armando (Margaret) Torres and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, many close friends, and residents and staff of Belmont Village - West University.
All her life, she unselfishly gave love and caring to everyone she met, and everyone she met, adored her. She so loved her husband and sons, and they so ever much loved her, the most wonderful wife and mother.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at El Mesias United Methodist Church, 406 E. Rittenhouse Rd., Houston, TX 77076. Visitation will be held 10:00 AM at El Mesias United Methodist Church until service time and burial will be at 3:30 PM at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 8701 Almeda Genoa Rd., Houston, TX.
Memorial Donations may be made to El Mesias United Methodist Church, 406 E. Rittenhouse Rd., Houston, TX 77076.