Gertrude Tessler, age 98, of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away December 2, 2022. Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Marietta, Georgia.
Gertrude Tessler, nee Winic, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on February 14, 1924. Shortly after graduating from high school, she met Solomon Tessler and the two were married in 1945. Gert was very close to her brother Samuel, her sister Sylvia and an army of cousins that lived nearby. Gert loved spending time with family, but also enjoyed meeting new people and exploring new places. A room full of strangers became a room full of friends whenever Gert was around.
Though she stood only 5 feet tall, Gert had a larger than life personality. She was never afraid to speak her mind and say exactly what she was thinking. A true fashionista, Gert jumped at any opportunity to put her extensive shoe, hat and jewelry collection on display. Whether traveling, dancing, going to the theater or just hanging out with friends and family, Gert was truly the life of the party.
Gert is survived by her daughter, Judy Alson (Joel), son Harry (Bruce) and son Jeffrey (Marsha), five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 11, 2022 from 1:30 pm until 2:00 pm at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta, Georgia.
In lieu of flowers or donations, please honor Gert and continue her legacy by saying hello and introducing yourself to three people you've never met. Open yourself up to new places and experiences, and never be afraid to be yourself.
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