It is with sadness we announce the passing of Tammy Lynn MacNeil on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at the QE II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, with her family by her side.

Born in Sydney, Tammy was the daughter of Deanna (Don) Allen and Edgar ‘Eddie’ MacNeil.
Tammy lived a simple life. She was raised in Whitney Pier, Cape Breton and was a member of Whitney Pier 587 Air Cadets and graduated from Holy Angels. Tammy was a lover of dancing, camping and fishing. She will be remembered by family and friends for being independent and for helping those in need.

Besides her parents, Tammy is survived by her two sons, Wayne and Aaron Devine; sisters, Danielle and Veronica Allen; brothers, Norman, Keith and William Allen; stepbrothers, David and Johnathan Strickland; companion, Tristan Fournier; special aunt, Brenda ‘Buddy’; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tammy was predeceased by her son, James Devine and grandparents, Reg and Elsie MacNeil and Norman and Mary Bett.

Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Tammy Lynn MacNeil will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with service to follow at 1 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Deacon John Scott officiating. Light refreshments will be served in the reception area following the service. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery, Sydney Forks.

Donations in memory of Tammy may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. Tammy will sadly be missed by the associates & managers here at Sears Dartmouth.
From:  Sears Dartmouth

I just met Tammy recently when she started work at Sears in Dartmouth. She was a lovely person. So sorry for your loss.
From:  Eileen Weldon

I wish to let be known of our shock to hear of Tammy passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her sons, Tristan and her family members. She was a very pleasant lady and always willing to stop and chat awhile. She raised two very polite boys as well. Take care one and all. May God be with you and yours at your time of grief.
From:  Shirley Campbell

Our deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one.
From:  The Executive and Membership RCL Branch 12 Sydney

Tristan and family; My thoughts are with you!
From:  Joanne ( JOJO )

Eddie and Valerie, so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know your hearts are hurting but in time you will have good memories to help you get through your years ahead.
From:  Jane Dan Macisaac

So Sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one.
From:  Cathy Byers

Dearest Will, We are sorry to hear of Tammy's passing. If you need us, we're next door 😉
From:  Jay & Ashley Henneberry