Margaret Denise GETTIS

Margaret Denise Gettis, aged 69 years, of Calgary, Alberta, peacefully took her final breath on October 23, 2020.  A private viewing was held on October 27, 2020, in Calgary.

Denise was born in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, on December 4, 1950.  She was married to Allen Puscas on December 31, 1981.

Denise began her professional career as a teacher and then transitioned into sales.  In 2001, she became a successful realtor before retiring in 2015. She was best known for her vivacious personality and eccentric fashion sense.

Denise is survived by her husband, Allen, and family in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.  She is preceded in death by her father, Duain Gettis, mother, Florence Mary Gettis, and brother, Ken Gettis.

The family of Denise Gettis wish to thank all staff, including music therapists, at Foothills Medical Centre, caregivers Shaylene, Katherine and Oluchi for their care of Denise over the last 4 years, and Country Hills Crematorium & Funeral Services.

8 Obituaries

  1. Jade, Jason, Kenzie, Rylee, & Preston

    We will dearly miss our beautiful Auntie Denise. Her warm laugh and tight hugs always made us feel at home. Allen & family, we’re sending you love and condolences from back home.

    • Dawn Bernard

      I miss her every day.

      • Chris George and Sydney George

        Very saddened to hear of Denise’s passing. She really was a wonderful person. Condolences to Al, Jason, and family.

        • Kerri Devine

          It’s been a few years since I last saw Auntie Denise but the sound of her laughter feels like yesterday. I I have many memories I will hold close. I’m so sorry for the loss to all that loved her

          • Vivian Reid

            My condolences to all family members. Denise and I both went to school at Semans. Rode on the bus together. She was a bit older than me but I always thought of her as being so sophisticated. May she rest in peace.

            • Kevin and Lynn Gettis

              Rest In Peace Denise. Denise always made us welcome in her home and heart. Our sympathy to Allen and family.

              • Melody Auger

                My condolences to Allen, the boys and their families. I always felt as if I was the center of the world with Denise. She had a way of making you feel as if you were the only one in the room. I am glad her last days were with family a nd great caregivers.

                • Katherine viray

                  I miss you mom.
                  I miss the 9am smile , our everyday fist bump, and small talks. Miss your smile and beautiful eyes. I miss everything about you.
                  All i have are memories and our pictures together. Your memory is a keepsake from w/c I’ll never part. God has you in his arms, amd i have you in my heart…. iloveyou mom

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