Tess Gerow

Gerow, Theressa (Tess) Theodora (nee Erickson)

born Sept. 28th 1931. Passed away on January 28th, 2007

after courageously facing cancer.

Tess was predeceased by her husband Lawrence and her son Ronald.

She is survived by her children Rose, Lynn (Manuel), Marvin (Marg),

Jo-Ann, Albert (Carole), Helen (Blain) Sharon (Jeff), 16 grandchildren, 20

great grandchildren with another 4 on the way, her sister Matilda and her

brother Vincent.

Tess will always be remembered for her generous heart and strong spirit.

She had a deep commitment to her family and extended family, always

there to share her strength, teachings, open arms to solve any worries, and

her home, where the door was always open and the coffee pot always on!

Her commitment extended to her friends and community through her life

in Fort St James and Burns Lake.

She will be missed by so many and whether ice fi shing in the winter or

camping in the summer, her spirit will be with us all forever.

The family extends thanks to all who shared their thoughts, care, and


They request donations be made to the Burns Lake Hospice Care

Society Box 7500 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0

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