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John H. Tessier Jr
“Hot Rod John” was a member of the Downshifters of Brooklyn and an auto mechanic that specialized in highly custom hot-rod vehicles. He was known for his vibrant personality and tremendous sense of humor.
He was predeceased by both his parents John & Edith Tessier; a sister Dorothy Jean Bolowskie; and his stepdaughter Monica Bolster.
He is survived by his loving wife Jackie Tessier; son John H. Tessier, III of Clearwater, FL & daughter Tina Gupton of Raleigh, NC; stepsons Donald R. Bolster, Jr of Tampa, FL, Chester & Benjamin Bolster both of Williamstown, NY; stepdaughter Shiela Bolster of Tampa, FL; Eight (8) step-granddaughters; seven step-grandsons; one great grandchild; sister Patricia Tessier of Texas; and eleven nieces and nephews.
As reported by Reese Funeral Home online : accessed 31 May 2017.
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Husband of Former Tupper Woman Dies In Syracuse Dec. 27
Mr. and Mrs. Alberic Nadeau of 22 Church st., were called to Syracuse upon the sudden death of their son in-law, John Herbert Tessier, 51. of that city who died unexpectedly at his home on December 27.
Mr. Tessier was married here in 1944 to the former Marie Disotell of this village and was employed at the Northland Garage in downtown Tupper Lake prior to making the family home in Syracuse. Prior to his death, he was employed as a New. York State supervisor in North Syracuse.
Survivors include his wife; one son, John Jr.; two daughters: Patricia Tessier at home, and Mrs. Jack (Dorothy) Baliski of Patterson, N. J.; one sister, Mrs. Richard (Lyla) Spry of Adams, N. Y., and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, December 30, at the Sears Funeral Home in Syracuse. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery in the spring.
Mr. Tessier was a member of the Lions Club and Adams Chapter of Masons.
As reported Wednesday, January 8, 1975, page 1 column 3 in Tupper Lake Free Press and Tupper Lake Herald, Tupper Lake, New York.
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Mrs. Lillian Tessier Dies
ADAMS — Mrs. Lillian Tessier, 73. widow of Medios Tessier, 4 Prospect St., died Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the House of Good Samaritan, Watertown, where she had been a patient three weeks.
The funeral will be Friday at. 2 pm. at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Rev. Jeffrey Know, priest-in-charge, officiating. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Piddock Funeral Home today from 5 to 9 p..m..
Surviving are a son, J. Herbert, North Syracuse; a daughter, Mrs. Richard C, (Lila) Spry, Adams; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Elma Baynes, England.
Born Jan. 12, 1897 in Liverpool, England, a daughter of John H. and Ann C. Wood Fildes, she came to Canada in 1917, where she was married to Medios Tessier, July 29, 1919, at Elk lake, Ont. They had lived in the Adams sector since 1929. Mr. Tessier died Oct. 25, 1960, while hunting in southern Jefferson County. His death was attributed to am acute pulmonary edema.
Mrs. Tessier was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
As reported Thursday, July 2, 1970 on [page ?, column?] of [newspaper?], [city], New York.
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Students married in Clay
Miss Dorothy Jean Tessier was married Jan. 26 to Jack Steven Bolowskie in Immanuel Evangelist Lutheran Church, Clay. The Rev. John W. Kisselburgh officiated.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Tessier of 121 Josephine St., North Syracuse and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bolowskie of Brewerton.
The bride wore a street length dress of white satin with an overlay of nylon lace. She carried a nosegay of white rosebuds.
Maid of honor was Miss Patricia Tessier, sister of the bride. Best man was Craig Wilson. Ushers were Larry Adams of Johnson City and Michael Conant of Canton.
The bride is a student at North Syracuse High School. Her husband graduated from North Syracuse High School and is a senior student at State University Agricultural and Technical College at Canton, majoring in business technology. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
A reception took place in the home of the bride’s parents.
As reported day, February 4, 1968, page 24, column 8 in The Syracuse Herald-American, Syracuse, New York.
MAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING DEER
Medios Tessier, 67, of Adams, R.D. 2, Found Dead in Woods.
The opening day of the deer hunting season brought death to both a hunter and his quarry Tuesday afternoon as Medios Tessier, 67, of Adams, R.D. 2, was fatally stricken while dressing a spike horn buck he had shot in a wooded area in southern Jefferson county.
Tessier, who has hunting alone, was found dead beside the animal at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday one mile south of Babbit’s corners in a wooded area off Route 178.
The body was released to the Piddock funeral home, Adams.
Tessier was discovered by another hunter, Lyle Caulkins, Honeyville, who notified authorities.
Deputy James R. Hagan and Deputy Gordon Kenfield investigated for the sheriff’s department.
Caulkins told deputies that he heard a shot about two hours before finding Tessier’s body, and said that was apparently when Tessier killed the deer.
Later, Caulkins noticed a trail of blood on the snow-covered ground and followed it to a clump of trees located a half mile off the road.
Tessier, who had started to dress the deer, was found slumped beside the animal.
The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Adams, Rev. Bruce E. Whitehead, rector, officiating. A Masonic service will be held at the Piddock funeral home, Adams, Thursday at 8 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home, Adams, Thursday afternoon and evening. Burial will be in Rural cemetery, Adams.
Mr. Tessier is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lilliam Fildes Tessier; one son, John H of Adams; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Lila) Spry, Adams; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph, Syracuse, and Albert, Rutland, Vt.; and a sister, Mrs. Leland (Margaret) Lashbrook, Buffalo.
Mr. Tessier was born Dec. 29, 1892 in Gouverneur, son of Mose and Anna Charette Tessier. He attended schools in Fine, and was a logging contractor in the Adirondacks and New England for many years.
He married Lillian Fildes July 29, 1919, at Elk Lake, Ontario, Canada. For the last ten years the couple had operated a farm on the Allendale road, Adams.
Mr. Tessier was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal church, Adams, and the Copenhagen Ma….
As reported [day, date] on [page, column] in [newspaper], [city], New York.
|Year of Death||1960|
|State File Number||70355|
|Decedent First Name||MEDIOS|
|Decedent Middle Name|
|Decedent Last Name||TESSIER|
|Decedent Age Unit||Yrs|
|Date of Death||10/25/1960|
New York State Department of Health. “Genealogical Research Death Index,” database (https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Genealogical-Research-Death-Index-Beginning-1957/vafa-pf2s/data : accessed 03 July 2017), entry for Medios Tessier; citing state file no. 70355.
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daughter of Claude Richard Spry
& Lila Irene Tessier