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Victor TESSIER

April 30, 1946 - February 16, 2021

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Victor Roger Tessier, the son of Roger Hector & Angela Elise Tessier, born on April 30, 1946, passed away unexpectedly on February 16, 2021.

Victor, who was from St. Paul, moved to Edmonton after high school in order to attend the sheet-metal apprentice program at N.A.I.T. Victor then began his career at Keelors Sheet Metal, and in 1969 married Jacqueline Doris Charbonneau, also from St. Paul. They had two children, Rachelle Lucille & Serge Roger. In 1978, the family moved back to St. Paul, where Victor joined the family business with his brother-in-law, Richard Charbonneau. Together, they successfully ran East End Rentals & Mobile Homes for many years until they sold the business. Vic then worked for a variety of different businesses in St. Paul until his retirement in 2015.

Victor & Jackie built their dream home on an acreage southeast of town near Roger & Angela’s homestead. Here their numerous family and friends were always welcome. Through the years, Vic enjoyed spending time in his shop and at their Muriel Lake cabin. Fishing & hunting were both important pastimes, as well as quadding, aviation, woodworking, reading, & learning about anything. Everyone who knew Vic enjoyed his home-made smoked salmon & beef jerky.

Grandpa was very proud of his 5 grandkids, Kelsey Jacqueline Kropiniski, Nathan Shawn Kropiniski, Kailey Ann Kropiniski, Logan Jack Tessier & Connor Roger Tessier.

Victor is survived by his mother, Angela Tessier (nee Dallaire); his wife, Jacqueline Tessier (nee Charbonneau); son, Serge Tessier (Tracey Germain); daughter, Rachelle (Ashley) Emerson; sister, Lorraine Samboryk (nee Tessier); brother, Armand Tessier (Donna Kruse); & sister, Viviane Tessier. Surviving him are also Fleurette (nee Charbonneau) & Kim Fluker, Mariette (nee Charbonneau) & Allen Harlton, Richard & Roxanne (nee Paquette) Charbonneau. Surviving nieces & nephews are Paul Samboryk, Jason Tessier, Ryan Tessier, Melissa Ward (nee Tessier), Melina Tessier Fontaine, Sabrina Vander Giessen (nee Harlton), Shauna Charbonneau, Aimee Yakiwchuk (nee Charbonneau), Adam Charbonneau & Markus Fluker.

Victor was predeceased by his father, Roger Tessier; baby sister, Louise; father-in-law, Jacques Charbonneau; mother-in-law, Lucille Charbonneau (nee Malo); brothers-in-law, Jocelyn Charbonneau & Brian Samboryk.

A Private Celebration of Vic’s Life will be held at Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel, St. Paul, with Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier officiating. Those wishing to view the service online may do so by livestream on Friday, March 26 at 2:00 p.m. by clicking the Live Service tab above. A recording of the service will also be made available.

The family has requested that any cards be sent to Richard Charbonneau’s home, or Box 619, St. Paul AB  T0A 3A1. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to St. Paul Fire Department or Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society), where Victor spent numerous hours volunteering his time following his retirement, c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

GRACE GARDENS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1 780-645-2677

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From: Alice (Charbonneau) Lepine
Relation: Cousin

Jackie, our deepest sympathies to you & your family.

From: Guy and Janice Charbonneau
Relation: cousin

Our dearest sympathies to you Jackie and all your family…We will keep you in our prayers. Sending hugs to you all…..

From: Sally and Dan Yake
Relation: Friends

Dear Jackie and family,
We feel your sorrow. Victor was one of a kind, and will be dearly missed by all that knew him.

From: Suzanne Levasseur
Relation: Friend

Jackie and family . So sorry for your loss. May his cherished memories help you all through this difficult Time . Sue and family.

From: Gerry and Penny McNernie
Relation: Friends

Our deepest sympathies to Vic’s family and extended families on his sudden passing.

From: Ronald Ewasiuk
Relation: Business connection

On behalf of myself and my business Associates, I want to express my condolences to Jacqueline and her family. I’m sorry for your loss. I appreciated the opportunity to have met Vic during some of my business association with he and his partner Rick Charbonneau.

From: Rollie and Mary Lavallee

Armand, our condolences to you and your family at the passing of your brother.

From: Lou & Nat Krissa
Relation: Friends

Our sincere condolence to the Tessier family.

From: Bert Journault
Relation: Friend of Armand.

My condolences to Armand and Donna for the loss of family.

From: Fern Garneau
Relation: friends

My sympathies to Jackie & family, Lorraine & family. I found Victor to be a kind, respectful man, proud of his family & home; meticulous & orderly about his yard. Cherish the memories.

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Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

St. Paul Fire Department

or

Haying in the 30’s (Cancer Support Society), where Victor spent numerous hours volunteering his time following his retirement,

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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