Tabitha Elizabeth Sweeney passed away at age 26 on Monday December 21st, 2020 at her home in Colchester, Vermont. Tabitha was born in Burlington on November 2nd, 1994 to Tammy Sweeney and Gary Chagnon.
Tabitha was a vibrant young woman filled with love and a thirst for life and experiences. She brought joy to all those around her and was a natural born prankster with a laugh that will never be forgotten. Tabitha loved to travel and take her daughter on adventures. Tabby loved to plan parties and events for friends and family and was always the light of any event she attended. She lavished her daughter with love and enjoyed nothing more than quality time with her. Tabitha traveled abroad as an Au Pair in Italy where she honed her snowboarding skills in the Alps. She was a lover of the arts and attended Johnson State College as a Drama major. In high school Tabitha performed in many plays and traveled to Germany and Austria as part of her German class. She was always a lover of animals and traveled the states as part of humanitarian efforts.
She leaves behind her mother, Tammy Sweeney, and father, Gary Chagnon, stepmother, Vicki Billings and stepfather, Wayne Farr. Her daughter, Luna Marie Sweeney-Castro. Her sister, Samantha Anderson, and brother-in-law, Scott Anderson, her sister, Kaleigh Benoit, and Kaleigh’s spouse, Scott Bapp. Her grandmother, Susan Tardie. Her great uncle, Thomas Jones, and his spouse, Linda Fenton. Her uncles, Ken Sweeney and Chad Chagnon. Her aunt, Krystal Chagnon. Her cousins, James Sylvester, Mariah Sylvester, and Scott Stisi. She leaves behind many other cousins and important friends that spent a lifetime building memories together. She leaves her two beloved dogs, Daisy and Hercules.
Tabitha is predeceased by her stepmother, Theresa Benoit, uncle, Sean Chagnon, her grandfather, Fred Tardie, and great aunts, Deb Shortsleeves and Rena Jones.
Services and inurnment will be private and at the convenience of family in the Spring/Summer of 2021.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution's in Tabitha's memory may be made to benefit her toddler daughter Luna and her future care and education. These contributions can be made in Luna’s name, Luna Castro-Sweeney, to Mascoma Bank, PO Box 14, 431 Pine St., Suite 115, Burlington, VT 05401.
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