JESUS "JEE" TORRES was a member of Camden's city council, and served  as a member of Camden's Democrat party organization in several other city and governmental positions.

Camden Courier-Post * April 17, 2013

Jesus "Jee" Torres

AGE: 75 Camden

On April 14, 2013, of Camden, NJ. Age 75 yrs.

Beloved husband of Lucila Torres (nee Ortiz), Loving father of Jess Torres (Harriett), Edward Torres, and Kenneth Torres (Annette), cherished grandfather of Dennis M., Timothy, Daniel, Donovan, Alicia, Savannah, Kirsten and KJ (Kenneth) and great grandfather of Lily Madison. Dear brother of Eva Vaccaro (Able) and the late Amalia Torres.

Mr. Torres was a former Councilman for the City of Camden, a former member of the Camden City Board of Education and member of the Camden Parking Authority. He also served as the Director of Recreation for the Camden County Park Commission, the President of the Board of Puerto Rican Unity for Progress, a member of the Committee for the Puerto Rican Day Parade, was a member of the Santa Isabel Club and served and worked on many other civic activities. Mr. Torres moved to Camden in 1944 from Santa Isabel Puerto Rico, he was an active member of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel/Fatima Parish and also served our Country as a member of the Army National Guard from 1957 to 1962.

Relatives and friends and members of all of his Associations are invited to meet Thursday evening from 7:00 to 9:00pm at CRERAN FUNERAL HOME, 400 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn and again from 8:30 to 10:00am Friday morning at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 642 Market St., Camden. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 10:00am at the church. Entombment to be held Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial donations in Mr. Torres name be made to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Church at the above address.