November 15, 1931 - May 31, 2024



Leopoldo Torres Lugue, 92
Leo passed away with family by his side, on Friday, May 31, 2024, in his home in Vallejo, California.
Leo was lovingly referred to as ’Dear’ by Tessa (deceased), his wife of 58 years. ‘Papa’ by his 5 children: Lea, Teresa, Nina, Joe and Wil (Bing) ‐ his 10 grandchildren: Keoni, Alexander, Grayson, Xavier (Theresa), Noelani, Tyler, Rainier, Kayden, Noah, and Anessa, - his two great-grandchildren: Audrina and Aiden, ‘Totoy’ by his 5 siblings including his youngest brother, Carmelo, and ‘Tito Totoy’ to his many nieces and nephews.
Born November 15, 1931 in Iloilo, Philippines, Leo attended the National University in Manila, Philippines, and graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering. After immigrating to San Francisco, he continued to work at Seton Medical Center and eventually retired as a Stationary Engineer for the Local 39 union. He and his wife opened Phil-Mart, a small family store and bakery.
He was a humble man who enjoyed gardening, watching martial arts movies & World War II documentaries, and, most of all, he treasured the time spent with his family.
He will be deeply missed.
Wake services will be held at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery & Funeral Center (Hayward, CA) on Monday, June 24, 2024¬ from 4 PM to 8 PM. Rosary at 6 PM.

Funeral Mass at 11:30 AM at Our Lady of Grace Church (Castro Valley, CA).

Committal to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Hayward, CA).

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