June 4, 1948 ~ October 30, 2020

Born in: Alameda County, California
Resided in: Torrance, California

Linda Lee McGonegal, a 57 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Friday October 30, 2020 in Torrance, California.  Born in Alameda County, California, Linda was 72 when she died. Linda married Timothy M VanNurden in October 19, 1966, they had one child together.

Linda had a beauty shop in Lomita for 40 years which she loved. She loved God, her family, and friends. She loved to entertain by cooking big meals and inviting people over. Linda married Fermin Ponce de Leon on August 14, 1978. Linda was a huge fan of our military which began as a child; her hero was her veteran Grandfather Charles C. McGonegal. Linda loved dressing up as Mrs. Claus collecting wrapped toys and handing them out at the VFW to the children.

She was preceded in death by her Dad Caron C McGonegal, Mom Madeline McGonegal, sisters Sharen I. Heinz, Charlene C. Robello, and nephew Jon K Robello. Linda is survived by her daughter Tamara M Hoffman (Bart), grandson Simon B. Hoffman, granddaughter Samantha M. Hoffman, sister Bonnie C. Roach, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

You will be missed but will live on in our beautiful memories and our hearts.  Love you Mom.

Services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled Veterans.

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  1. Our condolences to all the family.
    You will continue to be in our prayers.
    I will miss Linda very much. Always dear to my heart.
    Over the years , so many memories. Parties at the shop,
    donating to the fireman’s foundation, Holiday donations to the church
    for the homeless.

  2. candle 1Dear Tami and family ,
    I am praying for strength and comfort for you and your family for the loss of your mother Linda. She will be missed by many and remembered for her generosity and her warm embrace of everyone she encountered. It is a time for thanks for all of us that knew her.
    God’s Blessings.

  3. candle 7Dear Tami and Family:
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, Linda. She will always be in your heart and remembered by your family and friends.
    May God Bless you and your family,
    Jan Hoffman

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