Tehya Elizabeth Gonzalez 21, passed away unexpectedly in a car accident, on July 15th 2020. Tehya was born August 10th, 1998. She grew up in Bainbridge, NY and graduated from Bainbridge-Guilford Central School in 2016. Following graduation, Tehya was employed at Springbrook and most currently, Pathfinder Village. She loved her residents and prided herself on working in the field of caring for others. Tehya had a huge heart and an amazing sense of humor. She loved being the life of the party and making people laugh. Tehya had a spunky nature and a loving, compassionate, and generous soul. She loved her friends and her family with all that she had. She loved every one of them but from the minute her nephew, Ryder, son of her twin sister Taylor who was also her Very Best Friend, was born he completely stole her heart. She loved him and her niece, Everly beyond words. They, along with her faithful dog, Ace were the light of her life. Tehya touched the hearts of so many. She is deeply loved and will be forever missed as we, in her infamous words, "keep on keepin' on". Tehya is survived by her loving mother, Heather (Brown) Gonzalez (Mike Tuttle); her father, Charles Gonzalez III; sisters: Taylor, Lillian, Amelia, Carmen and Kaylin (and newest nephew Roman); brothers, Arien and Colton; her maternal grandparents, Ronald Brown and Beverly Brown; paternal grandparents, Debra & John Dello, and Charles & Joanne Gonzalez II; several aunts and uncles...Especially aunts Tammy Smith, Teresa Cole, and Bobbi ( Dan)Mason, as well as her very special "Aunt" Kristi Kelly. Also, special friends Tabby Mayes and Summer Curtis, who loved her deeply. Tons of cousins and many friends. Tehya was predeceased by Uncles, Christopher and Johnathan Gonzalez. The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 21, 2020 from 2:00-5:00pm at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St. Sidney. Due to COVID-19, masks will be required and social distancing will be observed. Share condolences with the family online at www.landersfh.com. Arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.