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Rose Marie Torres, 78, of Waynesville, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in her home.

She is survived by two children, Rosemarie Torres (Maurice Clay) of Waynesville, and Ana Miriam Hay (Tommy Hay Jr.) of Waynesville; six grandchildren, Ananay Maria Marichal, Jonathan Jose Martinez, Jasmine Elizabeth Martinez, Tommy Hay III, Kyler Hay, and Peyton Hay; three great-grandchildren, Alex Jadiel Velez, Arden Deevani Velez, and Zeyla Yanis Davis; one brother, Guy Kaplowitz (Patti) of Gilberts, Ill.; one sister, Shirley Martin (David Martin) of the state of California; several other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Marie Torres will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in the St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church of St. Robert. Burial will follow in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery at Waynes, under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville/St. Robert.

Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until time of service at 9 a.m. Saturday in the St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rose Torres and may be left at the funeral home.

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