Mark Edward Tessier

Mark Edward Tessier

October 15, 1968 ~ February 11, 2013

Mark Tessier, 44, of Monroe, WA was born on October 15, 1968 to Richard and Virginia Tessier in Seattle, WA. He passed away on February 11, 2013 after a courageous and determined two year battle against cancer.

Mark grew up in Kirkland, WA. He was a graduate of Juanita High School. He then attended Central Washington University in Ellensberg, graduating in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Justice. Mark was a dedicated employee of Costco Wholesale Corporation for 19 years. He worked at the Kirkland warehouse in the Receiving and RTV Department.

In his free time Mark enjoyed skiing, and hiking. He especially loved waterskiing and time spent with family at Lake Chelan, at his parents' home.

Mark is survived by his father, Richard; brother Stephen (Kathy) and nieces Ashley and Erin; sister Lori Aivazian (Peter) and niece Natalie; and brother David. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ginny.

A graveside service will be held on February 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Holyrood Cemetery, Shoreline, WA.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The at: donateonlinenow/index.

Published in The Seattle Times from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2013