Ronald N. Tessier, 71

Aug 10, 2020

Ronald N. Tessier, 71, of North Dartmouth, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020 at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Claudia (Almeida) Tessier. They were married for 53 years.

Born in Fall River, son of the late Normand J. and Suzanne C. (Gelinas) Tessier, he grew up in Westport until moving to Dartmouth in 1996. He started his career at the Boston Naval Yard and was a second class fireman at the Brockton VA until his retirement in 2004. Among his greatest loves was his family and being an active member as one of Jehovah's Witnesses for over 50 years.

Mr. Tessier was an avid car enthusiast and loved to sail.

Including his wife, survivors include a son: Neil H. Tessier and his wife Kimberly of Fall River; a daughter: Dawn M. Cummings and her husband James of Lakeville; two sisters: Diane F. Costa of TN and Joyce L. Abrantes of Fall River; four grandchildren: Lucas Tessier, Jorja Tessier, Evan Cummings and Jadyn Cummings; and several nieces and nephews.

He was father of the late Mark R. Tessier.

A Zoom memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 2 p.m. by the North Dartmouth Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:, which supports the Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide Work.