, Newburyport, MA

December 14, 2013

Tamara Jean Surette, 34

Seabrook, NH — Tamara Jean (Bartczak) Surette, 34, of Seabrook, passed away unexpectedly while surrounded by her loving family on December 10, 2013.

Born on July 9, 1979, in Charleston, South Carolina, Tammy grew up in a family of four in Salisbury, MA. She was a graduate of Triton Regional High School, Class of 1997. Upon graduation, she studied phlebotomy and EKG at Northeast Technical Institute in Haverhill, MA. For the past three years, Tammy served as a Travel Liaison for C&J Bus lines in Newburyport, MA.

Tamara’s greatest joy and passion was spending time with her husband, Brian and son, Dillon. As a family, they enjoyed many wonderful adventures such as camping, kayaking, and traveling to Dave Matthews Band concerts. She was an amazing and loving Mom to her beloved son, Dillon. Tamara’s loving and shimmering personality had a way of attracting many wonderful friends who were always around her to share in her many fun adventures. Tammy also enjoyed photography. With her creative nature, she always had a knack for capturing just the right moment. Tamara was truly an amazing person who deeply touched those around her in so many different ways; she will be sorely missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. She leaves behind her best friend, husband and soul mate, Brian Surette; her 7 year-old-son, Dillon; her mother, Mary Bartczak; her sister, Becky Bartczak and son, Jacob Therrien; her brother, Adam Bartczak and maternal grandfather, Germain Bolduc. She also leaves behind her Aunt Margaret and husband, Wayne Russell; Uncle Robert Bolduc and wife, Deborah, and Uncle Michael Bolduc; cousins, Marc and Dan Tirone, Christine Woodbury, Christopher, Elizabeth, and Courtney Bolduc; father-in-law, Richard Surette and wife, Deborah; sisters-in-law, Kelly Muir, Tara and Meghan Surette. Tammy was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Barbara Bolduc, her beloved “Nan.”

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to calling hours from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2013, at the Twomey-LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport, MA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Star of the Sea Church in Salisbury, MA. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Tamara Surette Memorial Fund at For online condolences please visit our website at