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Janet June Torres

November 3, 1958 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 63)


Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt


Janet June Torres, 63, of Waterbury entered into heavenly rest on Monday, December 13, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born November 3, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Sophia Torres.  


Janet brought excitement and joy to everyone.  Small and fierce yet loving and welcoming, Janet brought thunder in the lives of the people who knew her or crossed her path.  She fought cancer valiantly and spent each day grateful for another day with her family.  Family was Janet's true joy.  "Don't remember me with tears but celebrate my life with dancing and always know how much I love you". Her joy, vibrancy and love will be cherished always.


Left to cherish her love and memory are Janet's sons David Torres and Willie Salley and his wife Tiffany, her precious granddaughters Jailyse and Arieana all of Waterbury and her three sisters Ramona Wright, Martha "PJ" Torres and Lucy Rodriguez.  She also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  


Services for Janet will be held Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 8:30am to 10:30am.  at Alvarez Funeral Home, 240 Mt. Prospect Ave., Newark , New Jersey.  Burial will immediately follow at Arlington Cemetery, Kearny, New Jersey.  Prospect Memorial/ The Palmerie Family Funeral Home is honored to be assisting Janet's family with her care in Connecticut.  You are invited to share fond memories, a photo or words of comfort for Janet's family on her Tribute Wall at


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December 21, 2021

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Alvarez Funeral Home
240 Mt Prospect Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104

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