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Aubrey Raphael Tessero Obituary


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“Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, Mike and Joan ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Mike and Joan Jarrard - FL

“My condolences on the passing of your father. Lots of great family memories when we were kids. Also later in life when I joined City Park Golf Club....Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Bradley Lips - Metairie, LA

“Our hearts are full of sadness, yet peace, that Pappa is with God in His heavenly kingdom. We reminisced last night about all the Lockport Mardi Gras...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Ann Harang Provis - Lockport, LA


Aubrey Raphael Tessero, a native New Orleanean, died peacefully in Deland, Florida on January 9, 2013, at the age of 85. He relocated to Deland after hurricane Katrina. He was the only child of John Thomas and Lelola Budge Tessero (both of Morgan City). He was married for 40 years to Merle Tessero Palermo. Father of Cynthia Tessero Fick (husband Joseph) and Gary Jude Tessero, Sr. (wife Joan). Proud grandfather of Brandon and Jeffrey Fick, Jonathan, Gary Jr. and SWCN Elise Tessero. Great-grandfather of Ethan, Josie and Everett Fick. Aubrey proudly served his country in both the US Merchant Marines and the US Marine Corp. He spent his professional life as paymaster and Swedish Consulate for Strachan Shipping Co. He was a member of the Francis T. Nicholls High School and LSU bands, the Marine Corp League, Association of Professional Umpires, the City Park Golf Club, and little league coach for many years. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10:00am followed by a Funeral Mass at 12 Noon at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral
Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. Interment with military honors will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. To view and sign the family guestbook, please
visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.