Paul Tessier
1944 - 2020
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Paul (Buzz) Tessier, age 75, a long-time resident of Rehoboth passed away suddenly following a motorcycle accident on Saturday, May 9, 2020 in Deland, FL. He was the beloved husband of Laura (Patterson) Tessier for nearly 57 years.

Born October 30, 1944 in Attleboro, MA he was the son of the late Paul and Delinda (Pacheco) Tessier. He earned his contractor's license and for many years owned and operated Tessier Construction Company building many homes throughout southern New England.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his four children, Lisa (Tessier) Cochran and her husband David of Greenville, NC, Joanne Tessier-Idreos and her husband Eugene of Norton, MA, Paul Tessier and his wife Amy and James Tessier and his wife Allison both of North Dighton

Paul was happily retired in Florida for the past several years where he enjoyed playing softball and tennis and participating in monthly poker tournaments and Monday night bingo.

In addition to his wife and children he is survived by nine grandchildren, (Chelsea, Samantha, Jerry, Katrina, Alexi, Mason, Julia, Ian & Maddi) and six great grandchildren (Hailey, Xavier, Matthew, Aubrey, Sean & Sterling). He is also is survived by many loving sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews.

A private memorial service will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to Greater Daytona Beach Senior Softball Association:
Make check payable to: GDBSSA (note on check memo: Tessier Memorial Fund)
Mail to:
GDBSSA
c/o Roland Via
534 Eagle Drive
Holly Hill, FL 32117


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Published in Sun Chronicle on Jun. 21, 2020.
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June 30, 2020
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Kimberly Skyrm
June 29, 2020
Paul was a great neighbor and long time friend. I'm so sorry for the family's loss. Buzzy will be missed . He always had a smile that made you feel like you were more then just a neighbor or friend.
Frank & Pam Fuller
Friend
June 24, 2020
As friends in high school 1961-1962, everyone knew "Buzzy". His great laugh, his sense of humor and his booming voice would captivate one and all. We were special friends and later on in years, my son Mike became special friends with Joanne. Rest in peace
Mary Ann Conlan nee Dubuque
Classmate
June 24, 2020
Dear Laura and family, Was so sorry to hear about your loss, I loved watching you two walk the neighborhood and riding your bicycles to bingo. Deepest sympathy to you all.
Diane Brown
Friend
June 22, 2020
Uncle Buzzy was a such a loving kind and caring man. He was a wonderful friend to my father for many years. After my dad's passing it was comforting knowing I had my uncle Buzzy if I needed anything I knew he would be there. Now I find comfort in the belief that he and my dad have reunited now in heaven and are able to resume their friendship because both men were rare special treasures here on this earth.
Wendy
Friend
June 22, 2020
We love and miss you!
~Jerry, Meagan and Baby Sterling
Meagan Coyle
Family
June 22, 2020
Steve and I would like express our profound sympathy for this sudden and tragic loss of your husband/father. Keep loving each other....
Jane and Steve Cohen
Friend
June 22, 2020
Laura and family I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a pleasant person and I enjoyed seeing Laura and him walking by my house nearly every day. When I had my accident, they would stop and see how I was doing. May he Rest In Peace and my thoughts and prayers are with Laura and his family and friends.
Sandy Lingenfelter
Neighbor
June 22, 2020
Rest easy my friend.
My life was for ever better because you were my neighbor, protector and often the voice of reason.
Alison Harrington Larsson
Friend
June 22, 2020
We enjoyed many years of great times and adventures with Buzzy. These memories will be remembered forever. Buzzy was always there with a smile and a helping hand for everyone. Hes spending his time now with
Will, his best friend. RIP
Don & Moe Hesketh
Friend
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