Marie M. Torres: Aug. 10, 2017

Published 4:40 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017

PEACHTREE CITY — Marie “Reesie” McKenzie Torres of Peachtree City passed away Aug. 10, 201,7 after a lengthy illness. She was at home surrounded by her family.

Marie’s greatest joy was her family and especially the happy times they shared on Tybee Island. She loved to spend time playing the piano, singing, working on her needlepoint, gardening and playing cards.

Funeral services were held on Aug. 12 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City and a celebration of her life followed at her home.

Marie was born on Oct. 3, 1938, in Savannah to Herbert and Marie McKenzie. She attended Blessed Sacrament School, St. Vincent’s Academy and The University of Georgia.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband Dr. Paul Torres Sr. and her children, Karen Casey, Teresa (Chris) McPherson, Al (Carol) Casey, and Jan (Paul) Krzykwa. She is also survived by her brother Herbert (Joan) McKenzie; her grandchildren Katie Keppler, Meg (Rob) Heusel, Matt Keppler, Teghan Casey, Bo Meeks, John Casey, Gabe Krzykwa, Noah Krzykwa and Michael Casey.

There will be a future memorial service held for Marie in Savannah followed by her burial at Bonaventure Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Social Apostolate, 502 E. Liberty, Savannah GA 31401. Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, Fairburn, Ga. 770-964-4800.