Mary Isabel Torres, 52, of Gonzales, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024, in Austin, Texas surrounded by her family. She was born on February 17, 1971, to her parents Serapio and Tomasa Longoria. She was born and raised in Gonzales. Mary battled with her declining health since 2018, but she had a fighting spirit that allowed her to spend all the time she could with her family. Mary met Ancelmo Torres and they married in April of 1997, together they raised their 8 children.
Mary was hard-working, she made sure her family was taken care of. She was also a shopper, she loved shopping for shoes and clothes from every store she walked into. Mary also loved to spoil her grandkids, she loved caring for others before herself. She was a long-time member of East Side Baptist Church and shared the love of God with her family. Mary was also crafty, she liked making hairbows for her daughters when they were young. She cherished having her family together. Mary displayed her love for her family by making their favorite foods and of course her home-made flour tortillas.
Playing loteria with her family was always a good time. Mary also took trips to Mexico to visit family often. She had a life full of love and laughter, and although they miss her dearly, they know she is watching down on them.
Mary is survived by her husband Ancelmo, her daughters Marissa Torres (Tyler Gonzales) and Susie Torres, her sons Robert Longoria, Serapio Raul Torres (Ashley Guerra), Juan Torres, Daniel Torres (Zaena
Pelletier), Vincent Stanfill and Angel Torres. Her sisters Mary Hernandez and Rosalina Grifaldo, her brothers Serapio Longoria, Jr. and Phillip Longoria. She is also survived by her 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her parents
A visitation will be held for Mary Torres on January 26, 2024, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. A funeral service will follow at 2:00pm officiated by Pastor Robert Ramirez of East Side Baptist Church.
All services are under the care and direction of Seydler – Hill Funeral Home.