Tressa Danielle Gaines, 27, of Cape Coral passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was born May 7, 1986 in Buffalo, N.Y. She attended Cypress Lake High School and was a graduate of Belz Academy. She enjoyed horseback riding, arts and crafts, animals, bowling, swimming, walking her dogs. She was last employed as a boarding pass agent at Fort Myers Airport and at Gulf Coast Humane Society.
She is survived by her loving family, including her parents, Barbara Mary Gaines and John "Doug" Gaines; sisters, Erin Crawley and Crystal Gaines; grandmother, Grace Gaines; aunts, Kathy (Dan) Harrigan, and Debbie Pirinelli; uncles, Roger Gaines and Rick Gaines; animal companions, "Little Bear," "Scrapper" and "Winky."
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, John Gaines; grandparents, Leo and Marie Ackroyd; and her dog, "Sampson."
She was the most loving daughter to her parents and family.
Visitation was Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral. A Mass of Christian Burial was also celebrated Tuesday at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 1922 S.W. 20th Ave., Cape Coral.
Burial followed at Coral Ridge Cemetery.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to share in Tressa's Life Story and to leave thoughts and memories for her family.