Meriden - Ruben Torres, 71 died on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at a local convalescent home. Ruben was born in Aguada, Puerto Rico a son of the late Manuel and Julia Torres. He was a resident of Meriden for over 30 years. He is survived by his ex-wife, Romanita and his longtime companion Maria, six children, Victor Torres, Luz Torres, Ismael Torres, Zoraida Torres, Luis Torres and Betzaida Torres, a daughter-in-law, Yvette Torres, 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He also leaves a sister, Lidia and seven brothers, Abelardo, Nelson, Anibal, Roman, Rolando, Ovidio and Olegario. He was predeceased by a brother Evelio. Relatives and friends by call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Tuesday, Feb. 21(TODAY) from 5:30 to 7:30. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the family , c/o the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home.

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  1. Papi, I wnat to thank you for who i am today. You have always been by my side since the day i was born and i promise where ever you are i know for sure you will be with me. I feel sad with your departure unto a new mission but i know if i ever need you,I Know you will be a prayer away.I love you until we meet again with love your daughter for ever Lucy

  2. Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy…

  3. Uncle Ruben, you will be greatly missed by all of us. Especially your loving sister Lidia. You are now in the arms of God and in peace. Watch over your love ones from where you are. You niece Norma Santiago

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