GLENS FALLS — Michel "Mike" Tessier, 65, of South Street, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born on July 4, 1945, in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late Noel and Regina (Parthenais) Tessier.
Mike attended St. Paul's School in Hudson Falls and left to enlist in the U.S. Army. He served his country in Vietnam, under the 101st Armory Division out of Fort Knox. During this time, Mike was a radio and telephone operator.
On March 23, 1969, he married Doralee Donaldson at St. Paul's Church in Hudson Falls. They had 41 wonderful years of marriage.
Mike was employed at Price Chopper for 46 years. With so many years under his belt, he knew the ins and outs of the store and how it should be run.
He enjoyed fishing with his boys, camping and going on cruises. Mike loved life and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a dependable, loyal and hard working man, who loved his wife, children, grandchildren and sister, dearly. Mike will be missed deeply by his family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Renauld Tessier; his sister, Rita Saucier, and his godparents, Homer and Victoria Tessier.
«Survivors include his loving wife, Doralee Tessier of Glens Falls; his four children: Ellen VanPelt and her husband, David, of Clifton Park, Laura Tessier of Norfolk, Va., Edward Tessier and his wife, Christy, of Queensbury and Jon Tessier and his wife, Magen, of Glens Falls; his grandchildren: Zachary Kingsbury, Teighlor Kingsbury, Mason Barrant, Kyle Flynn, Emily VanPelt, Katelyn VanPelt and Alexander VanPelt; his great-grandchild, Madison Barrant; his sister, Annette St. John and her husband, James, of Fort Edward; and several nieces, nephews and cousins».Read more: poststar.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/article_1e61a24a-fb70-11df-b7e9-001cc4c03286.html
Michel TESSIER\Doralee DONALDSON
(23 mars 1969 à Hudson Falls, NY, USA)
Noël TESSIER\Régina PARTHENAIS
(4 juin 1934 à Cornwall, Ontario)
Samuel TESSIER\Marie-Louise POIRIER
(11 janvier 1904 à Saint-Isidore, Ontario)
Samuel TESSIER\Marie-Louise MARTIN
(22 octobre 1877 à Fournier, Ontario)
François TESSIER\Edwidge BÉDARD
(10 juillet 1838 à Les Cèdres, Québec)
Louis TESSIER\MArie-Amable HURTAULT
(24 octobre 1814 à Les Cèdres, Québec)
François TESSIER\Marguerite SYLVESTRE
(16 décembre 1771 à Lachine, Québec)
Jacques TESSIER\Marie-Louise MONET
(22 février 1740 à Longueuil, Québec)
Jean-Baptiste TESSIER\Élisabeth RENAUD
(4 novembre 1698 à Montréal, Québec)
Urbain TESSIER\Marie ARCHAMBAULT
(28 septembre 1648 à Québec, Québec)
Artus TESSIER\Jeanne MESME