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SALEM, NH - Lucy C. Tessier (Savini), 91, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2018.
Lucy was a resident of Salem, N.H., for the last 27 years, after her retirement from the Blair House in Tewksbury, Mass., where she worked for many years and took pride in being the best housekeeper they ever had.
She was the daughter of the late Rocco and Grace (Macaroni) Savini of Somerville, Mass. She is proceeded in death by her husband of 49 years, Edward L Tessier; and brothers, William, and his wife, Jackie, and Anthony Savini, both of Somerville Mass. Lucy's surviving family members include her loving children, Christine (Tessier), and husband, Norman Keith Benson, Jr., of Tewksbury, Mass., Steven Rocco Tessier, of Clearmont, Fla., and Gale Valerie (Tessier), and husband, Gary Thomas Liles, of Salem, N.H., and grandchildren, Lisa (Benson), and husband, Nick Leavitte, of Hudson, N.H., Gary David Liles. and his longtime companion. Stephane Yelle. of Allenstown, N.H., Norman Keith Benson III, of Tewksbury, Mass., and Eric Michael Liles, of Salem, N.H., as well as one great-granddaughter, Kayla Yelle. She also leaves several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Elizabeth (O'Brien) Savini, of Cambridge, Mass.
Lucy enjoyed being with family and friends and had a way to make anyone around her smile. She is going to be missed by all.
We would like to thank the nurses at Lawrence General Hospital, and Sutton Hill, in North Andover, Mass., for the care and compassion given during her recent illness.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. A Mass will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018, at St Joseph Parish, 40 Main St, Salem, NH at 10:30 a.m., and burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, 90 River Rd, Tewksbury MA. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.
Published on January 31, 2018
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