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George P. Tessier

October 7, 1937 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 82)


Tessier, George P., 82, of Greenville, died Friday, March 6, 2020.  He was the husband of Barbara A. (Sheers) Tessier.  Born in Attleboro, he was a son of the late Edmond and Doris (Desrochers) Tessier.

George was an electrician for Parkinson Manufacturing of Esmond for 20 years, retiring in 2005.  He was a US Navy veteran, serving as a petty officer during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  He was a member of the St. Philips Council 11087, Knights of Columbus.

Besides his wife he leaves a son, Russell Tessier and his wife Catherine Plum of Amherst, MA, a daughter Cheril Smith and her husband Gerald of Smithfield, a granddaughter Allison Tessier, a brother Edmond Tessier and a sister Louise Borges.  He was predeceased by his sister, Claire Tessier, and his brother, Robert Tessier.

His funeral will be held Wednesday at 10AM from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville.  Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.  Calling hours are Tuesday, 5-8 PM.

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March 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robbins Funeral Home
2251 Mineral Spring Ave
North Providence, RI 02911

Funeral Mass
March 11, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Philip Church
622 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828

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