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TESSIER, Charles Raymond “Ray”


Tessier, Ray edited

1940 –2020


It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Ray Tessier, on November 2, 2020, at the age of 80 years.


Ray will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Betty, his stepchildren, Karen (Alan), Gary (Teri), his grandchildren, Jeff, Jackie, Taylor, and Riley, his brothers Richard (Jo), and Jack, and numerous other family members and friends.


He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Mary; siblings: Marie, Lorraine, Bob, Paul and Terry.


Ray was a fun loving, kind, gentle man who would do anything for anyone. He was born in Edmonton, AB, and spent most of his life in Edmonton and the surrounding area. He loved the outdoors, did various sports, had a golf membership, had football season tickets, enjoyed socializing with family/friends, and going to live theatre. Everything he did was with passion and to the absolute best of his ability.


Ray had a variety of careers throughout his working life, including - electrician, men’s clothing salesman, landscape contractor and condo management.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the family will be holding a service for Ray at a later date.


Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and the Northwest Territories, #306, 10430 61 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6H 2J3 or at


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Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel

(780) 458-2222