Walter Torrez

Walter D. "Wally" Torrez

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Obituary

Walter D. “Wally” Torrez, 70, beloved husband of Sandra (Bartlett) Torrez, of Raymond Street, Westerly, passed away at Yale New Haven Hospital on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

Born in Westerly, he was the son of the late Frank “Polo” and Amelia Cozzolino.

Wally retired from the RI Dept of Transportation after 22 years and was also a constable for over 20 years with the Westerly Police Dept. He enjoyed cooking and baking, reading and gardening. He also loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his devoted wife Sandra, he will be dearly missed by his two children, Jennifer L. O’Brien and husband Kevin, and Christopher J. Torrez, all of Westerly; two grandchildren, Jamisen and Caelyn; and his niece Tia Emard (Jeremy) and great-nephew Aidan, all of Westerly, as well as several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert C. Torrez and sister-in-law Marylee T. Torrez of Westerly

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 5-7pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. A Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 11am in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Sebastian Cemetery, Westerly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kidney Patients of Westerly and Wakefield, PO Box 3025, Westerly, RI 02891 in Wally’s
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 16th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    Address
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, January 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    Address
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Sebastian Cemetery
    Address
    WESTERLY, RI 02891

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Kelly & Orrin Campbell

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Thank you for being there for our little sunshine. Love, Campbell's RIP Wally
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