Carmen Vega Torres
Mrs. Carmen Vega Torres, age 80, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2011, at her home.
Carmen was born on March 12, 1931 in Morovis, PR, daughter of the late Aurelio Vega and Carmen Torres. She made her career as a dietary aide, retiring from St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington.
A devout Catholic, Carmen was a longtime member of St. Pauls parish in Wilmington. She looked forward to creating a beautiful garden around her home each year, shopping with family and friends, caring for her pet cats, and most especially, spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Jesus Jesse Martinez Otero, who passed away on February 23rd of this year, and by siblings, Gregorio Vega Torres, Luis Vega Torres, and Iluminado Vega Torres. She is survived by her children, Maria Clark (William) of North East, MD, Jose Martinez (Mickeyann) of Smyrna, DE, and Annie Hall (Perry) of Cambridge, MD; brothers, Arturo Vega Torres (Evelyn) of New Britain, CT, Enrique Vega (Blanca) of Dover, DE, and Virgilio Vega Torres of Morovis, PR; sisters, Anita Vega (Johnny) of Newark, NJ, and Esperanza Cacho of Abilene, TX; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a great grandson due in September.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1 pm on Monday, June 27, 2011, at St. Matthews R.C. Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Woodcrest, Wilmington, DE. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Ave., Wilmington, DE.
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