Tina Contreras was only 54 years old when she lost her battle with cancer on May 31, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving father Frank Aguilar. She is survived by her cherished mother Carmen Gillett, and two sisters, Evelyn Morales and Elaine Richie. She was a beloved mother to Crystal Hamlin, John Morris Jr., and Nicholas Contreras. She adored her grandchildren, Jayden, Jordan and Emma. She was dearly loved by her nieces, aunts, uncles and friends, too many to name. Tina will be remembered most for her ability to make those around her laugh and enjoy life. She embraced life and brought light into all our lives and you knew it was a privilege just to have known her. A celebration and remembrance ceremony will be held at Tucson Botanical Gardens, located at 2150 North Alvernon Way, Sunday, June 8, 2014 Visitation beginning at 7:30 a.m. and Services beginning at 8:00 a.m. Arrangements by DESERT ROSE HEATHER MORTUARY.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on June 6, 2014