Cheryl Torres, a remarkable individual who dedicated 34 years of her life to serving the City of Los Angeles, has sadly passed away on January 5, 2024. She will be remembered as an extraordinary woman with a great wit and humor, known for her kindness and loving nature. Born on August 6, 1955, Cheryl's journey began in a world that would come to be blessed by her presence.
Throughout her career, she made a significant impact within the Department of Recreation and Parks, working tirelessly within Human Resources. Her unwavering dedication and commitment to her work will be forever admired by her colleagues and superiors.
Outside of her professional life, Cheryl found joy in pursuing her passion for flower design with the Temecula Valley Garden Club. The artistry and elegance she brought to every arrangement were truly awe-inspiring. Her talent flourished like the flowers she so adored. Cheryl also excelled in drawing, and was an avid reader.
Cheryl's loving spirit extended beyond her career and hobbies. She was an adoring wife to Albert Torres, a devoted mother to Brian Yoder, Shawn Yoder, and Elizabeth Torres, and a proud grandmother of four grandchildren; Kai, Khian, Wren and Kaye. She also leaves behind her mother LaVerne Mooney; as well as brother Don Mooney. Her love for her family knew no bounds, and she cherished every moment shared with them. Her legacy of unconditional love will continue to resonate within their hearts.
The services honoring Cheryl's life will take place at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. Visitation will be held on January 26, 2024, starting at 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 pm. The Funeral Service will follow the next day, January 27, at 2:30 p.m., held at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills - Old North Church. Friends, family, and all those whose lives were touched by Cheryl are warmly invited to attend these solemn occasions as we come together to celebrate her remarkable life.
As we bid farewell to Cheryl Torres, may we be inspired by her unwavering love, passion for life, and dedication to serving others. May she rest in eternal peace knowing the profound impact she had on those lucky enough to have known her.
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