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Barbara J. Tesso

CRESTLINE: Barbara J. Tesso, 56, of 411 South Street, Crestline, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at her residence.

Barbara was born in Crestline on August 25, 1956 to the late Herman and Jeannette (Pry) Gray. She married Michael J. Tesso, Sr. on August 16, 1974 and he survives her.

Barb was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Crestline. She was also a member of VFW Post #2920 in Crestline. Barbara was employed by Kmart as a cashier for several years. She enjoyed life, being with her family and watching her grandkids play sports. Barb was a big fan of wrestling and the Cleveland Browns. Barb's favorite saying was "Not in my house".

In addition to her husband she is survived by her two sons; Tim Tesso and Chris Tesso, both of Crestline, her grandchildren, Jordan Tesso, Alandra Tesso, Johnny "Little Rebel" Tesso, Jaelyn Tesso, her daughter -in-law, Shannon Tesso, Crestline; one brother and three sisters; Georgia Gray and Audie of Crestline, Herman and Vickie Gray, Crestline, Lynette and Dan Manning, Crestline, Brenda and Doug Crane, Galion, brother-in-law, Bill and Dorothy Tesso; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Michael J. Tesso, Jr. on May 1, 2013.

Friends may call Friday, May 24, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. 7-9 p.m. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. A Vigil Service will be held at 8:30 pm Friday, at the funeral home lead by Deacon William Rall and Pastor Nate Ault. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Shelby, with Rev. Michael A. Geiger, Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Care in Mansfield in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Published in the News Journal on May 23, 2013
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