Paul C. Tesson

Paul C. Tesson, age 77, of Raynham and formerly of East Bridgewater, passed away at his home Monday, February 17, with his wife and children by his side. He is survived by his wife Margaret "Peggy" Tesson; his daughter Elizabeth McInerney and her husband William of Scarsdale, NY and his son Mark and his wife Judy of Bridgewater; also survived by his three grandchildren Andrew McInerney, Clare Mc-Inerney, and John Paul Tesson who were his biggest joys; survived by his sister Patricia Rogers of Naples, FL and his brother Ernest Tesson of Wellfleet; as well as many nieces and nephews. Paul served four years in the Air Force. He ran a very successful painting and decorating company for many years and taught painting and decorating at Upper Cape Cod Regional Vocational Technical School in Bourne for 20 years. While living in East Bridge-water, Paul was a cub scout leader, water commissioner, member of the Conservation Commission, member of the Old Colony Planning Council and a member of the East Bridgewater Kiwanis Club. In the last few years he had been a volunteer driver for Road to Recovery for the American Cancer Society. He and his wife had also been weekend puppy raisers for the Vet Dogs of America Prison Puppy Program. Paul loved all kinds of music, loved to read, especially books about United States History, and was an avid crossword enthusiast. Visiting hours will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 22, in the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 98 Bedford St., Bridgewater and conclude with a Funeral Service at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to Bile Duct Cancer Research Fund in memory of Paul Tesson, c/o MGH Development Office, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 1310, Boston, MA 02114 (please make checks payable to Massachusetts General Hospital www.giving.massgeneral.org or to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph, MA 02368. For online guest book and directions, please visit at: www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332

Funeral Home

Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason
98 Bedford Street Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 697-4332

Published in The Enterprise on Feb. 20, 2014