Gertrude May Wallace

WALLACE, Gertrude May nee McIntosh

June 29, 1925 ~ January 30, 2010


Mom passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital with all her family by her side. Mom is survived by her son Robert (Brenda), daughter Donna (James); Grandchildren Mathew, Jesse, Andrew, Tara (Bryce), Richard (Kristy) and Great grandchildren Jade, Kiana, Ava and Ben. She was predeceased by her loving husband Ernie in 2000. She was predeceased by her sisters and brothers; Art, Dora, Ellen, Hector, Victor and Willis. She is survived by her brother in law and wife, Bill and Barb Wallace of Courtenay. She has sisters in law in Northern B.C. She is survived by many nieces and nephews in Saskatoon who she had a special relationship with as well as a nephew in British Columbia.


Mom was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1925. She moved to the Comox Valley in the late 1940’s. she married the love of her life Ernie Wallace. Ernie and Trudie commercial fished out of Prince Rupert for many years. Ernie and Trudie spent many years camping and fishing up in the Campbell Lakes. There was many a good time with all their special friends. Lots of good laughs and really big trout. Mom enjoyed Bingo and her relationship with all her bingo buddies. While she couldn’t go out to bingo she still maintained her friendship with all her special friends. Mom really enjoyed her family and we will miss our many dinners together. We love you Mom. (lil grannie). A tea will be held on February 13, 2010 at Trudie’s house from 2:00 til 4:00. A very special thank-you to all the nurses on the second floor for their very compassionate care. In lieu of flowers we kindly ask that you make a donation to a charity of your choice.