Amy Tanner Sweatman Heglund, 43, of South Nesmith Avenue, Bemus Point, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in her home.
She was born April 19, 1970, in Jamestown, the daughter of John R. and Lorraine English Tanner.
Amy was a member of the class of 1988 at Maple Grove High School and graduated from the Jamestown Community College nursing program as a registered nurse in 1997. She worked as a registered nurse in the emergency room at WCA Hospital. She also worked at the Lutheran Home and at various other facilities.
Amy enjoyed camping, bonfires, boating and canoeing. She loved to laugh and spend time with family and friends. Her favorite time was being with her children.
Surviving besides her parents of Bemus Point are her husband, Matthew Heglund; five children: Brandalyn, Paul, Emilee, Trent, and Drew; a brother, Mark Tanner; four sisters: Cheryl Perrin, Beth Pearson, Kim LeRoy and Janel Blake; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her biological mother, Linda Rothwell; her maternal grandparents, Howard and Catharine English; and her paternal grandparents, Floyd and Dorothy Tanner.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Fluvanna Community Church. The Rev. Dayle F. Keefer, pastor, will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 79 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Fluvanna Community Church Building Fund, 3363 Fluvanna Ave. Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Amy at www.lindfuneralhome.com.