Resta M (Gessner) Tressler

Born: Mon., Nov. 30, 1931
Died: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018


Visitation

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Location: Newport Family Life Center


Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
Location: Newport Family Life Center


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  Resta M. Tressler, 86, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She was born November 30, 1931 to Norman and Irena (Henry) Gessner. She was a member of Hope Eternal United Methodist Church, The Historical Society of Perry County where she served on the Board of Directors and was the inaugural recipient of their Silas Wright Award and served as a 4-H leader for 54 years.
   Resta is survived by her husband, Jerome Tressler; sons, Dennis Tressler (Peg) and Carl Tressler (Corina); daughters, Lynda Martin and Ruth Harper (Jim); brother, Clyde Gessner; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brother, David Gessner.
  A Celebration of Life Service will be held November 11 at 3 PM at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport with Jean McCleary officiating. There is a visitation from 1 PM until the service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions are requested to  Resta Tressler Leadership Endowment c/o Perry County 4-H, P.O. Box 129, New Bloomfield, PA 17068 or Hope Eternal Church,  2 Burd Road, Newport, PA 17074.
  Arrangements by the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport.
      David M. Myers Funeral Home Inc.



  Resta M. Tressler, 86, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She was born November 30, 1931 to Norman and Irena (Henry) Gessner. She was a member of Hope Eternal United Methodist Church, The Historical Society of Perry County where she served on the Board of Directors and was the inaugural recipient of their Silas Wright Award and served as a 4-H leader for 54 years.
   Resta is survived by her husband, Jerome Tressler; sons, Dennis Tressler (Peg) and Carl Tressler (Corina); daughters, Lynda Martin and Ruth Harper (Jim); brother, Clyde Gessner; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brother, David Gessner.
  A Celebration of Life Service will be held November 11 at 3 PM at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport with Jean McCleary officiating. There is a visitation from 1 PM until the service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions are requested to  Resta Tressler Leadership Endowment c/o Perry County 4-H, P.O. Box 129, New Bloomfield, PA 17068 or Hope Eternal Church,  2 Burd Road, Newport, PA 17074.
  Arrangements by the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport.
      David M. Myers Funeral Home Inc.




  Resta M. Tressler, 86, of Newport, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She was born November 30, 1931 to Norman and Irena (Henry) Gessner. She was a member of Hope Eternal United Methodist Church, The Historical Society of Perry County where she served on the Board of Directors and was the inaugural recipient of their Silas Wright Award and served as a 4-H leader for 54 years.
   Resta is survived by her husband, Jerome Tressler; sons, Dennis Tressler (Peg) and Carl Tressler (Corina); daughters, Lynda Martin and Ruth Harper (Jim); brother, Clyde Gessner; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brother, David Gessner.
  A Celebration of Life Service will be held November 11 at 3 PM at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport with Jean McCleary officiating. There is a visitation from 1 PM until the service. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions are requested to  Resta Tressler Leadership Endowment c/o Perry County 4-H, P.O. Box 129, New Bloomfield, PA 17068 or Hope Eternal Church,  2 Burd Road, Newport, PA 17074.
 
   




 

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joanne mcgeary
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
So sorry for the loss of a most wonderful, giving, caring woman....you meant so much to our family. Rest in Peace.

Donna Talton
   Posted Thu October 25, 2018
My heart aches with you!
She was one of a kind.
I’m going to miss her heavenly hugs!

Judi Fasick
   Posted Fri October 26, 2018
What a blessing it has been to know Resta. She has been my inspiration, such a positive, shining force! The world has lost a little of it's brightness. We will all miss you more than words can say. May we all carry the warmth of your hugs with us! Love you!

jean moris
   Posted Fri October 26, 2018
i am cole campbells mother in law am praying for the family

James Black and Family
   Posted Fri October 26, 2018
Resta did so much for me. that i well never foget. she was so sweet to everyone.
god bless you to we meet again. RIP Resta. we love you always

Connie and Bob Hart
   Posted Fri November 02, 2018
We send our thoughts and prayers to Jerry, Linda, Ruth, Carl, Dennis and Families on the loss of Resta. A very special friend and sister in Christ. She will be missed by many.