Tanya "Taunchi" May

December 2, 1990June 12, 2013
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Tanya M. (Plumley) May, 22, of Readsboro, VT passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at UMass Worcester Medical Center from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was born in Greenfield, MA on December 2, 1990, the daughter of Kelley and Scott Plumley.

Tanya was an amazingly strong and faithful person. Her greatest and proudest achievement in life was her family. She was an amazing mother to her two children and a dedicated wife to her husband Kyle. Tanya touched so many hearts and will deeply be missed by those that new her. She enjoyed hiking, riding dirt bikes, country music, playing guitar. Tanya had an amazing voice and loved to sing country music. Her dream was to sing at the Grand Ole Opry.

She is predeceased by her son; Ricky Scott May on April 18, 2013 and her paternal grandfather, Donald Plumley.

She is survived by her husband, Kyle May of Readsboro; her daughter, Gracie Belle May of Readsboro; her parents, Scott and Kelley Plumley also of Readsboro; seven brother, Scott, Jr., Gage, Thai, Sage, Tate, Christian and Cale Plumley all of Readsboro; maternal grandparents, Louis and Nancy Bobee of Readsboro; paternal grandmother, Lyda Sweet of Daytona, FL; her father and mother in law; Timothy and Laurie May of Vernon; two brother in laws, Zak and Cody May of Vernon; as well as many, aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 4pm to 7pm at Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home, 57 High Street, Brattleboro, VT. A funeral Service will be celebrated on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11am at Healing Grace Ministries, 55 Marlborough Rd., W. Brattleboro, VT. Burial will follow at Tyler Cemetery in Vernon. Donations to help the family, can be sent to the funeral home address above and will be greatly appreciated.


  • Calling Hours Wednesday, June 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 20, 2013

Tanya "Taunchi" May

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An Old Friend

February 18, 2014

I will always keep you in my heart Tanya, I will remember how you were so kind, accepting, and forgiving of me when we were little even though I was so often a brat. You had a great heart and I know you will be missed by many.


July 3, 2013

Tanya i never had the chance to meet u but i did meet ur father when he stayed at our hotel while u were in the hospital and he told my about ur son and ur self and your families tragic losses have touched me deeply may u n your son rest easy up there in Paradise together sweet angel and my heart felt condolences to ur whole family.

Paddy Gagane-Brown

June 20, 2013

Kelly and family i am sending you my love and best wishes. please know if you need anything i would help. please do give my love to mom and dad.. your a the sweet hearts of sweet hearts.. i am here for you ..... hugs

Leslie Aprea

June 20, 2013

Kelly. You call me anytime you want. If you need to scream. If you need to cry, if you need to just have someone listen to you. Call me.. 802-258-1988. I love you . Leslie

tammy &stephanie

June 20, 2013

kelly,scott,kyle and rest of the family we send our thouhgts and prayers to u all tanya was such a very nice person and she was so caring to others and smart and pretty.she will be dearly missed by all she& ricki will watch over all of u now.way to young but never forgotten.

June 19, 2013

Scott and Kelly I will always remember the good times on Riverview St. when Taunchi and Des were friends.Tanya was a special kid, always smiling and full of energy. Growing up next to the Plumleys was never dull. My love to you.My sorrow is great but feel at ease knowing Tanya is with Ricky.
William D. McAulife

A Heartfelt Message

June 19, 2013

Diane Stedman

June 18, 2013

I am Dawn Pratts aunt and did not know Tanya or her little son but how we have prayed for them and her husband and daughter. We will keep praying , for God is very close to the broken hearted. I am so sorry that this has happened to such a sweet family. Diane Stedman

otis sullivan

June 18, 2013

to the family of Tanya,
my sincere condolences and sadness are with u in the hard time. I didn't really know Tanya all that well but I was friends with scooter again my deepest sympathy in this time of need

Ed Bell

June 18, 2013

Our condolences go out to your family, including Kelly, Becky, Aunt Nancy, and Uncle Louie. May God bless you. Ed & Pat.