TESSIER, 100, of Niles passed away, after an extended illness, with her family by her side.
On May 19, 1913 Colombe Tessier was born in Embrum, Ontario to the late Philias Tessier and Eva Hebert.
graduating from high school Colombe was swept off her feet by Roy
Joseph Harding. At a ceremony in Millerton, New York Colombe and Roy
exchanged vows and on May 19, 1934 became husband and wife.
talented woman, Colombe enjoyed creating many oil paintings and also
ceramics. For many years she was also a part of the Sweet Adeline’s
and one of her favorite melodies was “You Are My Sunshine”. Another of
Colombe’s delights was the time she spent with Roy on their long
strolls, and if by chance there was a yard sale nearby, Colombe was
frequently seen perusing the items.
She was preceded in passing by
her parents, her husband, her son Roy Harding, five brothers; Charles
Tessier, Eugene Tessier, Raymond Tessier, Donald Tessier, and Henry
Tessier. Colombe is also preceded by her three sisters, Salange Archer,
Gloria McAvoy and Janette Walter and two very special companions, her
cat, Misty Rose and her dog, Beaut.
Colombe will be deeply missed by
her daughter, Lorraine Harding and special friend Faith Orem, two
sisters, Yvonne Tessier of Chester, Pennsylvania and Theresa Wilson of
Ft. Myers, Florida, and a host of nieces, nephews and grandchildren.