February 20, 1940 - July 27, 2022
Patricia C. Tessein, 82, of Hamilton Square, passed away July 27, 2022 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton she was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1957 and was a member of St. Gregory the Great Church and past volunteer for the annual carnival committee.
Patricia was employed by the State of NJ as a clerk before beginning her family. After raising her children, she worked as a clerk at 7-11 before becoming a Pharmacy Technician at Evans Pharmacy/Eckerd Pharmacy / Rite Aid Pharmacy.
Patricia enjoyed nothing better than being surrounded by her family and friends. She was in her element when sharing her great love with them. Patricia was extremely proud of her family and leaves behind a legacy of kindness, compassion, humor and infinite love.
Predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Kermit O. (Kerry) Tessein, and her parents, John G. Gnandt and Dorothy V. (Burroughs) Gnandt; she is survived by her sons, Kurt O. Tessein, Eric Tessein (Kimberly Foster), and Keith Tessein; grandsons Kurt O. Tessein II, and his wife Amanda, Ryan M. Tessein and his fiancée Danielle Nolan, and Eric J. Tessein; granddaughter, Skyler R. Tessein; three great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Cole and Elaina Marie Tessein; her sisters, Dorothy Nelson and Kathleen Ayres; a brother John (Kathy) Gnandt; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday August 4, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Rd, Yardville, NJ 08620.
Burial will follow in Princeton Memorial Park, Robbinsville, NJ.
Visitation will be held, Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. www.stjude.org
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