Tammy passed away peacefully on the morning of January 15, 2023, in the arms of her loving husband Mike at the Moog and Friends Hospice in Penticton after a courageous battle with cancer. Tammy, the youngest of seven siblings was born in Edmonton, to parents, Wilfred and Doreen Bruyere on December 17th, 1964, had just celebrated her 58th birthday.
Tammy moved to Penticton, BC where she met her husband Mike in 2005 and married in 2007. Tammy who was predeceased by her parents, is survived by her loving husband Mike Dennis Hill (Penticton); siblings Robert Bruyere of Osoyoos BC, Suzanne McGeough (Mike) of Sylvan Lake, AB, Roger Bruyere (Sharon) Fort Assiniboyne, AB, Joanne Wargovcsic (Flo), Osoyoos, BC, Michelle Bruyere, Montreal QC, Claudette Kneiss (Robert) Edmonton , AB, numerous aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, many friends and her special pets Oreo, Sheba and Goober.
Tammy was employed with Interior Health at Penticton Regional Hospital. She was a fun loving, warm, private and caring individual, with a wonderful sense of humor and an infectious smile that would light up the room. Tammy enjoyed gardening, listening to music, cooking and walking with her dogs. Her favorite time was enjoyed sitting in the gazebo along with her pets having some quiet time while sipping on a cool beer.
A special thank you to the Department’s of Oncology in Kelowna and Penticton, Nurse Practitioner Kim Hayter, Dr. David Van den Berg, Dr. Neil Davidson and several others. A very special thank you to the staff of Moog and Friends Hospice for the very warm and compassionate care.
A Celebration of Tammy’s Life will take place in the early summer 2023. In honor of Tammy, donations may be made to Penticton & District Hospice Society or the BC Cancer Society.