Tammy E. Hand

December 16, 2012


ANTWERP, N.Y.    Tammy E. Hand, 52, of Main Street, passed away Friday, Dec. 14.

Born Jan. 30, 1960, in Canandaigua, a daughter of Charles and Dorothy Jones Voorhees, she graduated in 1978 from Bloomfield Central High School. After high school she attended Houghton College, transferring to St. Lawrence University and graduating in 1982.

She married Robert D. Hand on June 26, 1982, in Palmyra, N.Y. He passed away Feb. 12, 2011. 

Mrs. Hand was a chemistry teacher at Bellville Henderson High School, a bus driver for Freeman Bus Corp, and owner of River Rat Tug and Barge, LLC, since 2011.

Survivors include a son, Logan, Antwerp; two sisters and their husbands, Linda and William Machonis and Kathleen and Hank Raney; two brothers and a sister-in-law, James G. and Elizabeth Voorhees, and Todd Voorhees.

Her parents died before her.

She was a member of the Antwerp Board of Assessments.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, with Rev Dan Klebes, pastor of the Indian River Baptist Church, officiating.

Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, prior to the funeral.

Donations can be made to the Antwerp Fire Dept. or the SPCA.

Condolences may be made at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.




Information provided by Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.