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April 30, 1946 - February 16, 2021


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: Loella Hurtubise
Relation: Family friend and neighbour

Our sincere condolences to the Tessier family.
From Loella, Karen, and Leona

From: Odette Misiewich
Relation: co-worker

My condolences to Vic’s family. I remember Vic from my working days at Smyl Motors.
He was always a cheerful, happy person . Rest in peace, Vic.

From: JP Joly

Rachel, Serge, really sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Helen and Wayne horner

Our thoughts and prayers are with Your Family during this difficult time-cherish all your wonderful memories

From: Raymond Duchesneau
Relation: Friend

Victor was a True Friend and we used to spend so many weekends together when our children were growing up. Good Memories last forever. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you.

From: Robert Deacon
Relation: Jackie is a cherished member of our club.

It is with heavy hearts when we received news of your loss. I send prayers and support on behalf of all members of the St Paul pickleball club to Jackie and family. May Victor rest in peace.

From: mike-edna boychuk
Relation: friend

Words fail to express our deep sorrow for your loss

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

St. Paul Fire Department


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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