Gertrude (Trudy) Caisse, Crown Prosecutor with Alberta Justice, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Hospice on Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at the age of 45 years after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Trudy was a warm-hearted person who lived and loved life to the fullest. She had many wonderful and caring friends who were especially supportive of her during the past year.
Trudy is survived by her loving husband Robert (Bob) Desaulniers; daughter Madelaine; sister Glenda and brother-in-law Aidan of St. John’s, NL; niece Kandace of Calgary; and special cousin Donald Bennett. She will also be fondly remembered by her relatives in Newfoundland and the United States. Trudy was predeceased by her parents, Irene Caisse and Walter Riteff; and by her brother Robert.
A Celebration of Trudy’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403 258-0040. The family would like to thank all of her colleagues, close friends, Pastor Jonathan Gibson, and all the dedicated staff at the Chinook Hospice for making Trudy’s last days as comfortable as possible.
In living memory of Trudy Caisse, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences