Tammy Lynn Gantz Rowles, 51, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday August 3, 2021 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie after a courageous battle with cancer.
Tammy was born February 17, 1970 in Rota, Spain. She was a 1988 graduate of Youngsville High School. She had various jobs over the years including Blair, Holiday Inn, Applebees, Country Fair, and most recently at CRI. She loved to bake and would make cakes and cupcakes for weddings and special events and made family members pies for their birthdays. She also loved to garden and work with flowers. She will be missed by her family and many friends who would call her “Aunt Tammy”.
She is survived by her Fiancé, Mark Phelps of Youngsville, a son Zachary (Cassandra) Rowles of Ft. Irwin, CA, her mother Judy Repine Papalia and her step-dad Joe, intended Father-in-law James Phelps, her sisters, Ronda (Patrick) Darling of Youngsville, Gina Gantz (Shannan Sullivan) of Pleasant Twp., and Jennifer Gibson (Edward Burnworth) of Warren, intended sister-in-law Donna (Frank) Pastrick, nieces Gwendolyn Darling, Olivia Darling and Alahana Pastrick, nephews Brennan Sullivan, Logan Pastrick, Trenton Whyte and Cole Foust, a grandson, Ethan Rowles, a grandbaby Rowles on the way and many cherished aunts, uncles, and cousins. She also leaves behind her beloved dog, Abby.
She was preceded in death by her father Robert E. Gantz, her aunt Linda Repine, her intended mother-in-law Carol Phelps, her paternal grandparents Andrew and Margaret Gantz, and her maternal grandparents Eugene and June Repine.
Following the wishes of Tammy, no services will be held. Remember her as the bright light that she was and think of her when you see the butterflies. She will be forever loved and forever missed.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St. Warren, PA 16365
The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net