7:27 p.m. - 2001-06-06
Pham - Tam Thanh of East Boston suddenly on Monday January 29, 2001. Loving daughter of Meo and Hue (Hoang) Pham. Dear sister of Dinh, Thanh and Tung.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to her visiting hours in the Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street (Orient Heights) East Boston on Thursday evening February 1 at 6-8pm.
At the request of the family, funeral services and interment will be private.
Tam, aged 17 years, was born in Chicago but lived in East Boston since only 6 months of age. She was a member of the Class of 2001 Boston Latin School. Tam was an outstanding student and a member of the National Honor Society as well as a National Merit Scholarship Commended Student for the highest score on her SAT's. Since the 8th grade, she was a recipient of the classical prize for the highest grades in her section of the Latin class, a member of the Boston Latin School Band playing the french horn, and a member of the indoor-outdoor track team. Tam was also a very talented artist and recipient of the Boston Globe Gold Key Award in Scholastic Art Competition. Her artwork is on display at the DeCordova Museum and she was involved in the design of the mural in memory of the late Assistant DA, Paul McLaughlin. Several of her artworks have also been used by the Boston Latin School to help design invitations and program books for special ceremonies.
The Memorial Home is handicapped accessible and a children's lounge is available. Courtesy valet parking at the front entrance and ample off street parking is also available. For transportation to the memorial home please call 617-569-0990.