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Obituary for Elizabeth 'Betty' Torchia
Mrs. Elizabeth 'Betty' Torchia, 90, of LaSalle, ., passed away at 4:06 AM, Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria IL Funeral Mass will be held in St. Valentine's Church in Peru at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 3rd, with Rev. William Gardner officiating. Burial in St. Vincent's Cemetery Visitation will be on Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 Noon in ST. VALENTINE'S CHURCH. Born in Aurora, IL. on February 8, 1922, to Louis and Marie (Holzmacher) Leon. Attended St. Angela's Academy in Morris Worked at Westclox and Palace Bowl in LaSalle Married John Torchia on November 15, 1941 in St. Joseph's Church in LaSalle Member of St. Valetine's Church in Peru Survivors 1 Daughter, Marnee Torchia of St. Louis. 1 Son, Gary Torchia of Germantown Hills. 2 Sisters, Rita Kaye of Peru., Sister Mary Leora (Helen Leon)of Wisconsin. Preceded in death by Parents, Husband in 2009 and 2 Brothers