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Joseph (Joe) Torres

Joseph (Joe) Torres, 96, of Medford, Ore. passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015. He was born in New Bedford, Mass. December 24, 1918. Joe served in WWII in the South Pacific and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the VFW, and for the past 53 years he was a member of the Eagles auxiliary 2093. He enjoyed volunteering at the Medford Senior Center for many years and once served on their Board as President.

He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Violette; daughters, Darlene (Mike) Milton and Joyce Humann; five granddaughters; and 13 great-grandchildren. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law Steve Humann.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Shepherd of the Valley Catholic Church, 600 Beebe Rd, Central Point. Contributions in Joe's honor can be made to St. Vincent De Paul or Medford Senior Center.