February 24, 1967 ~ July 1, 2019

Born in: Frankfurt, Germany
Resided in: Littleton, Colorado

Survivors Include Tamara’s former spouse, David;  sons, David and Joshua Shamansky; mother, Erika Chafin; Father Donald Chafin; Sister, Tonya.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Women’s Bean Project, https://www.womensbeanproject.com/


Memorial Service: July 14, 2019 2:00 pm

Horan & McConaty - South Metro/Centennial
5303 E County Line Rd
Centennial, CO 80122

Reception: July 14, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Horan & McConaty - South Metro/Centennial
5303 E County Line Rd
Centennial, CO 80122

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  1. R.I.P. dear lady, you are in a much better and brighter place now. I will always remember you by that big beautiful smile of yours and the twinkle in your beautiful green eyes. Happy you are with your Savior now and can be at peace 🙂

  2. Oh my beautiful friend, I think about you constantly. I missed you when you left, I will keep missing you now that I know I will never see you again. May all your heartaches and sadness be at peace now. You were a beautiful soul, a beautiful lady, and an honest to goodness friend. I am so sorry I hurt you. I pray you could have forgiven me. Rest in [eace my beautiful faithful friend.

  3. I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss. I pray that God will grant you the strength. My most sincere condolences. A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on.

  4. Tamara,

    I didn’t know you long but you sure were a light in my life! Always laughing and blessing me with good thoughts! May you rest in peace !

  5. So sorry to hear about Tamara’s passing. I have a lot of good memories of the time I spent with her, Dave, Davy, and Josh. I pray for God’s hand of comfort on Dave & the boys and Tamara’s family. She’s home with Jesus now, at peace.

  6. Rest In Peace my friend. I will miss your smile, laugh, and sincerity. You get to be a beautiful angel now with the Lord. Love you

  7. Tamara, Your Ohio family grieves your passing. Your father has shared many memories of you growing up in Ohio, playing with your sister Tanya, and spending time at the holidays with the extended Chafin family. You are forever beautiful, forever young and forever in our hearts.
    Rest easy until we are able to meet again.

  8. Sissy save a place for me in heaven I will miss you forever on earth. I will never forget playing on our swing set together. Thank you for our very recent conversations. I will never forget talking with you.

  9. Uncle Don and Fran, Aunt Ericka, Tanya, children and all…

    So sorry.

    With love and a sorrowful heart,


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