Petra Torres, 78, of Wilkes-Barre Township, died Sunday, October 6, 2019, at home.
Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Justo and Francisca Torres Acevedo; enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Luis A. Torres; daughters, Sandra Gonzalez and her husband, Juan A. of Wilkes-Barre; Wanda L. Kanjorski and her husband, Mark A. of Vashon, WA; four grandchildren, Jason and Justin Gonzalez; Isabella and Sophia Kanjorski; sisters, Noelia Ruizof Staten Island, NY; Carmen Diaz of Scranton; Nelida Muniz of Scranton; Maritza Acevedo of Scranton; Elba Acevedo of Staten Island; brothers, Ivan Acevedo of Staten Island; Luis Acevedo of Kissimmee, FL; Wilfredo Acevedo of Kissimmee, FL; Pablo Acevedo of Aguadilla, P.R.; Noel Acevedo of Aguadilla, P.R. and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 10:00 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 689 Hazle Ave. Wilkes-Barre with Pastor Elias Ruiz officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation on Thursday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Friday morning from 9:30 am until time of service at the funeral home.