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Tammy Nadene Hewey

Halifax Chronicle Herald 02/02/1999

HEWEY, Tammy Nadene, BA, B.Ed. - 35, 85 Majestic Ave., Beaver Bank, passed away January 30, 1999, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, after losing her battle with cystic fibrosis. Born in Pembroke, Ont., she was the beloved daughter of James and Nancy (Pitcher) Hewey. Tam was a graduate of Sackville High School where she took part in many activities. She was junior champion archer for Nova Scotia Archery Team and took part in the Canadian Nationals and the Canadian Summer Games of 1981. She served a 2-year term on the National Cystic Fibrosis Board and was a volunteer with the Dalhousie Dental School. She was continuing her education in her current employment, as well as having acquired a deep appreciation for history. She received her BA degree at the University of Kings College and a B.Ed. degree from Dalhousie University. She was an employee of Halifax Seed Company and a substitute teacher for Halifax County for several years. At the time of her death, she was employed with the Nova Scotia Department of Health, revenue recovery, where she had worked for the past six years. Besides her parents, she is survived by brother, Sheldon and wife Laurie, Sudbury, Ont.; maternal grandfather, Walter Pitcher, Bridgetown, Annapolis Co.; paternal grandparents, Sam and Margaret Ruff, Millerton, N.B.; favourite uncle, Dale Pitcher, Calgary; several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, James Hewey; maternal grandmother, Florence Pitcher. A memorial service will be conducted at Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, on Wednesday, February 3, at 1:30 p.m., James MacDonald officiating. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.