MACHIASPORT – Tammy L. “Tam” Cunningham, 49, passed away unexpectedly April 11, 2008, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 23, 1958, in Machias, the daughter of Gene and Shirley (Roberts) Huffman. Tammy was a tomboy in her youth and enjoyed sports. She graduated from Washington Academy in 1976. She was, at the time of her death, working for Dr. Cynthia Sammis. She will be greatly missed by the staff and patients. Tammy and her husband, Doug, were foster parents for more than 12 years and had a great impact on many children. Tammy enjoyed gardening and fishing. Tammy adored her family and enjoyed the time she spent with them. Tammy is survived by her husband of 31 years, Douglas C. Cunningham Sr.; children, Christy Cunningham and fiance, Tommy Sylvain, and Douglas C. Cunningham Jr., all of Machiasport; grandson, Justin Sylvain; mother, Shirley Kelsey and her husband, Robin, of Campobello; father, Gene Huffman and his wife, Carlene, of Nevada; siblings, Randy Davis and wife, Nancy, of Machias, Carey Huffman and Gina of Jacksonville, Robin Bickart of East Machias and Troy Huffman and wife, Lynn, of Machiasport; sister-in-law, Deborah Brown and husband, Raymond; brother-in-law, Gary Abolofia and wife, Sue; special aunt, Amelia “Sister” Davis; aunt, Elsie Gourlay and husband, Jim; uncle, Howard Roberts; nieces and nephews, Shannon, Silena, Gary Jr., Victoria, Emily, Megan, Aaron, Kelsey, Wesley, Jesse and Meredith; many cousins; special friends, Cindy, Diane, Beth and Pat. She was predeceased by a sister, Natalie Jean Huffman; Nanna and Grampy Roberts; many uncles; and mother-in-law and father-in-law; Theodore and Edith Cunningham. She also will be missed by her dogs, Corky and Baron; and cat, Max. Tammy will always be remembered as “one in a million.” A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Machias, officiated by Pastor Pam Mushero. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, in memory of Tammy Cunningham, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.