Obituary: Victor P. Tessari, 86

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NORTHBOROUGH, Mass.  – Victor P. Tessari, 86, of Northborough, died peacefully on Nov. 9, 2012 in Marlboro Hills Healthcare Center.

He leaves his devoted wife of 64 years, Olga (Morigi) Tessari; four daughters, Linda Griffin of Franklin, Eileen Cash of Pembroke, Donna Tessari of Hyde Park and Chris Gagnon of Lancaster; three sons, Victor Tessari of Gardiner, Maine, Gerry Tessari of Maynard and James Tessari; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Frederick Tessari of FL; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother, Eugenio Tessari and a sister, Rose Cedrone.

Born in Cafello d’Altivole (Treviso), Italy, son of Federico and Anna (Montin) Tessari, he lived in Roxbury, 25 years in Dorchester and in Northborough from 1977-2012. Victor was employed at RCA in the computer division in Needham. He later worked for Digital Equipment Corp. as an electrical engineer retiring in 1991. Mr. Tessari was a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish. His hobbies included: photography, making 8mm family films and his vegetable garden. Mr. Tessari was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served his country during WW II.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St. (Rte. 20) Northborough. Victor’s funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St. A private burial will take place in Howard St. Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online condolences or directions, visit:

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