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Resta M (Gessner) Tressler

November 30, 1931 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 86)

Obituary


  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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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 11, 2018

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Newport Family Life Center

Memorial Service
Sunday
November 11, 2018

3:00 PM
Newport Family Life Center

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