McAllen ~ Yolanda Alvarez Torres, 81, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Amara Hospice in Edinburg. Yolanda was born April 13, 1939 in San Bernardino, California. She was raised in Chino, California 1 of 8 children (5 brothers, 2 sisters). She married Adolfo Torres from McAllen, Texas in 1967. In 1981 they moved their family of 4 children to McAllen, Texas. She as an employee with the McAllen Independent School District Food Services for 10 years. Yolanda enjoyed cooking, music, and dancing.
She is survived by three brothers: Philip, Adolfo and Andrew Alvarez; husband of 53 years: Adolfo Torres; sons: Ramsey and Geoffrey Torres; and daughter: Letty Torres.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday, January 10, 2021 with the recital of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 pm at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan Blvd., McAllen. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:30 am Monday, January 11, 2021 at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. Interment will follow at 1:00 pm at Rio Grande Valley State Veteran's Cemetery, 2520 Inspiration Rd, Mission, Texas. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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