August 22, 2017


Mrs. Dana M. Tambasco, 53, of Town of Florida, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, N.Y.

She was born May 31, 1964, in Amsterdam, N.Y., a daughter of the late Edward and Shirley Davis Bubniak. A lifelong area resident, she was a graduate of Amsterdam High School.

Dana was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Church. She was also a member of CSEA and the Florida Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

For almost 25 years, she was employed by the New York State Department of Taxation & Finance in Albany, N.Y., before illness forced her retirement.

Dana enjoyed a variety of activities and loved her feline family. She was an avid New York Yankees fan. She treasured  her yellow 2010 Chevy Camaro. She enjoyed nature and animals of all species. Dana had her own coy fish pond and spent time at her camp in Edinburg, New York on the Great Sacandaga Lake.

She is survived by her loving  husband, Peter A. Tambasco who she married on Aug. 26, 1989; her cherished children Andrew Tambasco and Megan Tambasco, both of the Town of Florida; her brother Darryl (Tracie) Bubniak, Hagaman, N.Y.; brothers-in-law Thomas (Barb) Tambasco, Gary (Jennifer) Tambasco and sister-in-law Andrea Stone; nephew Daniel, niece Taylor and cousins.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church St., Amsterdam, N.Y. Burial will be in Chuctanunda Cemetery, Minaville, N.Y. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery County SPCA, P.O. Box 484, Amsterdam, New York 12010.

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