Teresa Torrano Sweeten

teresa sweeten

January 20, 1950 ~ August 1, 2021

Resided in: Navasota, Texas

Teresa Torrano Sweeten was born January 20, 1950 to Phena Fazzino Torrano and John Torrano in Oakland California. At the age of 7, the family moved to Bryan, Texas where she grew up. She married and started a family with son Fred Paine, born 1971 and daughter Rachael Paine, born 1973.

Teresa enrolled in Texas A&M, taking classes as time permitted, and graduated in 1994. She was a successful property manager in College Station and Austin, Texas. Through all circumstances, Teresa honored her children.

In 2004 Teresa married Willy Sweeten. They enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with family.

Teresa passed away in peace on August 1, 2021. She is survived by her husband Willy Sweeten, son Fred Paine married to Tracy, daughter Rachael Kristoff married to Adam, sisters Anna Prescott married to David , Susan Kelly, brother John Torrano married to Tana, grandchildren Adam Kristoff II, Ethan Kristoff, Taylor Bowden, Jonathan Paine, Luke Paine, great grandchildren Parker and Charlotte Bowden, as well as several nieces and nephews.

There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m., on Saturday, August 7, at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Bryan, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice Brazos Valley.

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  1. Fred and Family:

    I am so sorry for your loss. She is at peace now with our Heavenly Father, and no longer suffering. Many prayers to you and your families.

    Brenda Bell

  2. Teresa was a dear friend in high school. We had many classes together and she was such a sweet person. She always had a smile on her face. Condolences to all her family. So sorry for your loss.

  3. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time of loss.

  4. So very sorry to hear of Teresa passing away. We go back to the OLD St Joseph days. She was always a sweet person. I will have her in my prayers.

  5. Fred, Rachel and Family,
    Our prayers and love are with you at this difficult time. We remember Teresa with fond memories being with her and her mother at holidays and get togethers.
    May the lord shine upon her and open the gates of heaven.
    Carlos, Rosemary & Cristina

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