Geraldine Tress

Obituary of Geraldine Rosemarie Tress

August 30, 1950 – Old Fort, British Columbia

May 30, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Rose Tress, beloved wife of Gerald Tress, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022 at the age of 71 years.


Rose was born in Old Fort, BC, on August 30, 1950. She worked as the Lunch Program Supervisor at Colonel J Fred Scott Elementary School. She married Gerald in 1976 in Calgary, where they lived and raised a family.


Rose accomplished much throughout her life and was particularly proud of her grandchildren. She loved sewing, baking, and doing crafts. She started painting after retirement; her favourite was mountain scenes.  She will be most remembered for her smile and being such a loving and caring person.


“Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end; it simply means ‘I’ll miss you’, until we meet again.” - Unknown


Besides her loving husband, Rose is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ginette and Todd Brown; and two grandchildren, Maxwell and Jackie Brown. She is also survived by her three brothers Jim, Henry and Ronnie West; her three sisters, Beverly Michell, Susie Tress, and Mary Ann West; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, and friends.


Rose was predeceased by parents Esther and Willie West; brothers Joe and Danny West; her two sisters Cathy Woodgate and Nancy West; and her pets Bailey and Thumper.


The family is ever grateful for her husband Gerald for taking care of Mom every day.

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