Tammy was born Tammy Bellach, on May 5,1959, in Madera, California. She passed surrounded by her family on July 20, 2013, after her yearlong battle with breast cancer.
Tammy was a native of Kerman and graduate of Kerman High. She received her teaching credential from Fresno Pacific University and taught special education in Fresno for 25 years. She was loved by her students and coworkers, family and friends. She was an avid skier and softball player, and her competitive spirit helped her battle her cancer with grace and tenacity. Throughout her fight against cancer Tammy never gave up hope.
Tammy was preceded in death by her parents Ellsworth and Alice Bellach, and husband Jerry Hurley.
She is survived by her significant other Derrick; daughters Jessica and Justine; two grandchildren; four siblings; and large extended family.
Graveside Services will be held at Fresno Memorial Gardens on Friday, July 26, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at The Well Church on Palm and Gettysburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Pacific Medical Center of Hope,1680 E. Herndon Ave., Fresno, CA 93720, in Tammy's name are appreciated.