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Edgar T. De La Torre, Sr.

December 5, 1947 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Edgar De La Torre, Sr. Obituary

Edgar T. De La Torre, Sr., 74, of Clifton passed away peacefully on Monday September 19, 2022.

            Born and raised in the Philippines, Mr. De La Torre came to the United States in 1990, settling initially in Lincoln Park before then moving to Clifton in 1994 and resided there since. Prior to retiring in 2015, he had been employed as a Biomedical Engineer with Fresenius Renal Care in Yonkers, NY. He had been a parishioner of Sacred Heart RC Church in Clifton.

            Mr. De La Torre was predeceased by his loved and missed parents: Escolastico and Arsenia (nee Taghoy) De La Torre as well as by three dear siblings: Antonio De La Torre, Teresita Rosal and Ophelia Villaver.

            He is survived by his beloved wife, Patchica (nee Binghay) Dela Torre, of Clifton; his trusted and devoted son, Edgar De La Torre, Jr., and his wife, Dominica R. De La Torre, also of Clifton; a dear brother, Romelando Dela Torre of Louisiana; two loved sisters: Lolita Dela Torre of the Philippines and Rosalinda Ruelan of Florida; and by his cherished grandson Francis Iñaki.

            Visitation will be Friday from 5-9pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral Saturday 9:00am from the funeral home and 9:45am at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church, 797 Valley Road, Clifton. A livestream of the mass can be viewed by clicking either here or by visiting on Saturday at 9:45am. Committal Service and cremation to follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Main Avenue, Clifton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, Attn: Finance Department, 30 E. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 ( would be appreciated. Please visit to leave online condolences to Mr. De La Torre’s family on the Tribute Wall of his obituary page.

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September 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Prayer Before Church
September 24, 2022

9:00 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Funeral Mass
September 24, 2022

9:45 AM
St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church
797 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013

September 24, 2022

11:15 AM
East Ridgelawn Cemetery
255 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07014


National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016


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