Tommilin’s parents mourn the loss of their daughter who passed away much too young at the age of 33. We ask family and friends to not only remember her beautiful spirit, but to remember to live life to the fullest because life is much too short. A beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Tommilin Marie Valdez left the world unexpectedly April 17, 2019, Born in Torrance, California November 11, 1985 to Tommy and Linda (Serrato) Valdez, Tommilin lived and grew up in Redondo Beach where she attended Saint James Elementary School and Redondo Union High School, Tommilin was an avid LA Kings fan and could not wait for the next LA Kings game. She enjoyed listening and dancing to music. She was fiercely loyal to her family and friends. We will always remember her beauty, caring personality and infectious smile. Her presence in our lives will be forever missed. When you think of Tommilin celebrate the good memories you have of her. Tommilin is survived by her grandparents Peter and Gloria Serrato; parents Tommy and Linda Valdez; brothers Thomas and Jonathan; sister-in-law Andreae; niece Ava; and, of course, her furry baby “Gidget” along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Celebration Services for close family and friends will begin at 2:00 pm Friday May 3, 2019 at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, reception immediately following.

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  1. Dear Valdez family, My heart breaks for you. I can’t find any words that could possibly ease the pain you must be feeling. I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Rest in love Tommilin.

  2. Tommilin, I miss talking and texting you everyday. Thank you for always helping me with whatever I needed. Thank you for taking care of Coco and Grandpa. They miss you so much. You are with your Nana and Grandpa now, who love you so much too. You will be in our hearts forever and never will be forgotten.
    Love you, Auntie Tinker

  3. My dearest baby cousin Tommilin you are loved and missed so much… None of us will ever be the same the day you left a piece of all of us left… I hold such GREAT memories of you since you were little especially how you would boss my brothers around, you 3 were the 3 Musketeers… Rest easy our sweet beautiful angel this is not goodbye this is see you soon till we meet again i love you… “Now She Flies With Butterflies”

  4. Tommilin,
    I cherish our childhood memories together at St. James. We had some good times and many laughs. Haha. Say hi and please hug my Tata (Phil), he can be your Tata up there 🙂 Peter and Gloria would love that:) Rest In Peace and I’ll see ya one day again 🙂

    Love your friend,
    Michelle Gerety

  5. Tommilin

    I won’t get to dance at your wedding, or baby sit your kids.
    who is going to laugh at my silliness. I miss you and think of
    all the fun times we all had together. A big part of our famiily
    has left with you. You’ll have to be our guardian angel and guiding light. Some day we’ll see you again, love you (Ruben)

  6. Tommilin we are going to treasure all those special moments when you were little especially when you use to tell uncle Ray you barbecue my meat you’re the best barbecuer. special moment’s are what i hold close to my heart. Uncle Ray and i are gonna miss you so much. My boys (your cousins) and you will always have a special bond no matter where you are. You are in all our hearts be our angel above and guide us through this. We love and miss you so much Auntie Doya & Uncle Ray



  8. My condolences to the Family for your loss. I pray God brings you peace and comfort. I remember the days Tommilin and I used to play and have sleepovers, we were bff’s back in the days. I wish we would’ve stayed in touch. Your memory will live.

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