Peter R. Tessier, 45, of Eaton passed away on March 3, 2012. Almost a month prior to his death Pete was diagnosed with Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. He was born in Salem, MA on January 28th, 1967, the son of Robert and Rita Tessier. Throughout the Valley Pete was known for having many different occupations including the store manager at 7-11, maintenance at the Wentworth Hotel and the Stonehurst Manor and most recently the snowmaking supervisor at Cranmore Mountain. He also partnered with the Ghoullog in the fall. You could always find Pete outdoors. He enjoyed swimming, hiking, skiing and fishing, and almost any other outdoor activity you could find. He loved to skydive and had every intention of going again. He loved animals and they have always played a major role in his life. Peter worked at Pinkham in the 1990’s.
The family includes his wife, Sheryl A. Doucet of Eaton; a daughter, Lillian; a stepdaughter, Morgan Doucet and a stepson Connor Doucet; his parents, Robert and Rita Tessier of Madison; a brother, Paul A. Tessier of Fort Collins, CO; two sisters, Christine A. Hobbs of Saugus, MA and Patricia A. Quint of Lincoln, IL. And several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday March 8, 2012 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Mountains Church in North Conway. Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway. Memorial pasta dinner on March 16th at Cranmore.
Donations may be sent to the Ham Arena for MWV Youth Hockey, 87 North Main Street, Conway, NH 03818 or to Jen’s Friends, P.O. Box 1842, North Conway, NH 03860.