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“Tammy and I lived together and attended Otero Jr. College together. She was as smart as a whip. We studied for many of the same classes together...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: McSherry Weber - Lamar, CO

“May God's Love and Blessings Welcome this Pretty Girl into Eternity! I met Tammy, when she was 13 years old; and, she was truely Daddy's Little...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Chip Myrtle - Bethesda, MD

“Tammy was a wonderful artist, and had a wonderful laugh. She helped make the world a little nicer for all of us. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: The Rev. Robert K. Herrell - CO

“Tammy had a heart of Pure Gold! No matter her circumstances she was a smiler. She accomplished much in her short life. She was devoted to her mom...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jackie Degurse-Lusk - La Junta, CO

“So sorry to hear about Tammy. I went to high school her and I remember her beautiful eyes and her engaging smile. Rest in peace Tammy. Heartfelt...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Valerie Gonzales

“SENDING OUR CONDOLENCE TO THE DIREZZA FAMILY. WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF TAMMY. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY. TAMMY WAS ONE OF A KIND...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: MIKE AND LEDIA AYALA - LEOTI, KS

“My condolences to the Direzza family . Tammy was one of the best friends I've ever had I'm going to miss her so much her quick wit and her devilish...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Danette Ulloa - La Junta, CO

“Tammy and I always seemed to have a lot of fun as well as being in trouble. She shared a lot of firsts with me. Having a deer as a pet, hide and go...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dorene Lucero - Lakewood, CO

“Tammy had a wonderful spirit about her along with a great attitude. She was a dear friend and I will miss her. Deep condolences to the Direzza Family...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Sharen Branch - Las Animas, CO

“DiRezza Family, So very sorry to hear of your loss. Have many wonderful memories of my times with Tammy. May God Bless. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Blecha Nagle - League City, TX


Tammy Lea DiRezza was born on July 18, 1957 in Denver, Colorado to David Nero and Mildred Dolores (Pilkington) DiRezza. She passed away on September 23, 2013 at Sangre de Cristo Hospice House in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 56.
Tammy attended La Junta High School, graduating in 1975. After graduation she went on to obtain an Associate Arts Degree from Otero Junior College. She worked for several years as a Traffic Control Supervisor in Denver. She later moved back to Las Animas to be near her family.
Tammy is survived by her father, Dave of Las Animas; brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Katrena DiRezza of Las Animas; Niece's Kendra and Kassidy; Nephew's, Kain and Kody; other relatives and many friends.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Dolores "DoDo" DiRezza on April 8, 2013.