Xavier M. Torres of the Town of Newburgh entered into the Arms of the Angels, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at home surrounded by his family after a long battle with Medulloblastoma, a rare brain cancer. He was 6 years old.
The son of Steve Eduardo Torres and Christy Lynn Johnson Torres, Xavier was born April 21, 2009 in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Xavier was a kindergarten student at the Fostertown School. He recently became an honorary member of the Town of Newburgh Police Dept., Cronomer Valley Fire Dept., Orange Lake Fire Dept. and the Town of Newburgh Ambulance Corp. He loved super heroes and cared for everyone around him.
In addition to his beloved parents, Steve and Christy; he is survived by his sisters: Natalia, age seven and Taliana, age three; paternal grandparents, Alba Villanueva and Eduardo Torres; Uncle, Adam Johnson; as well other aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation for family and friends will take place Friday, May 15, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Route 52, Town of Newburgh.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered, 3 p.m., Saturday, May 16th at St. Patrick's Church, 55 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY. Father Patrick Bonner will officiate. Cremation will take place after the Mass at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Xavier's memory to The Johnny Sileno Wishes for Wellness Foundation, 15 Disano Drive, Newburgh, NY 12550.