Tammy R. Hobbs, age 48 of Chambersburg, PA; passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 22, 1962 in Chambersburg; she was the daughter of the William E. Eyer, Jr. (wife Gloria) and Phyllis M. Milhouse Eyer.
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Tammy was a 1980 graduate of James Buchanan High School. She most recently worked at the South Mountain Restoration Center in the Dietary Foods Service. An avid fitness guru, she enjoyed ""Jazzercise,"" spending time with her dog, Brady, and riding her Harley. She was affectionately described by her family as a ""neat Freak,"" for her obsessive cleaning practices. She was a member of the women of the Moose Lodge #842, the Mercersburg Legion Auxiliary, and the AMVETS, post 224.
Tammy is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Brad Hobbs, whom she married on May 26, 2002; her boys, Zachary William Hobbs and Matthew Bradley Hobbs, both of Chambersburg; her siblings, Stacie L. Eyer of Chambersburg and Kelly J. Chastulik (husband Tim) of Chambersburg. She was the dear Aunt of Shanelle Lawyer and Kyle, Kelton, and Kenedi Chastulik.
She is also survived by four step-brothers, Rich Hoffman (wife Peg) of Greencastle, Doug Hoffman (wife Rene) of Maugansville, MD, Rodney Hoffman (wife Kathy) of Chambersburg, and Mike Hoffman of Williamsport, MD.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 10 AM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA; where Rev. Dr. Meagan Boozer will officiate. Interment will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. At the family's request motorcycles are encouraged as a mode of transportation in the procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 20 from 6-9 PM and Tuesday one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in her name to the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, 344 Leedy Way, Chambersburg, PA 17202.
Online condolences may be offered at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.
Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc.
333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201
Published in Public Opinion from Sept. 20 to Sept. 22, 2010