Carmelo Torres Diaz

March 25th, 2024

Carmelo Torres Diaz, of Philadelphia, PA, born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, sadly passed away March 23, 2024, at the age of 90. Carmelo was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan. He was an extremely hardworking man and never went to work without wearing his polyester suit. Carmelo was a talented cook, guitar player and he loved his grandchildren immensely. He was a dedicated husband, father, welo and brother. Son of the late Cecilio and Inez Diaz. Beloved husband of Marta Torres. Loving father of Carmelo Jr. (Marisol), Edwin, Jorge, Carmen, Edgar (Kim), Dorene, Marizol (Terrence) and Martha (Terrence). Cherished welo of 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Brother of Angel Torres, Maria Torres and the late Maria Antonia Torres. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and extended family. All are invited to Carmelo’s viewing and funeral Wednesday April 3rd at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankord Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) from 9:00am-10:30am. There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 10:30am. Burial to follow in Greenmount Cemetery.