Mark Edward Tessier

Mark Edward TeGE DIGITAL CAMERAssier of Monroe, Washington, was born October 15, 1968 to Richard and Virginia Tessier in Seattle, Washington.  He passed away on February 11, 2013 after a courageous and determined two year battle against cancer.  He was 44 years old.


Mark grew up in Kirkland, Washington.  He was a graduate of Juanita High School.  He then attended Central Washington University, in Ellensberg.  He graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Justice.  Mark was a dedicated employee of the Costco Corporation for 19 years.  He worked at the Kirkland warehouse in the Receiving and RTV Department.GE DIGITAL CAMERAmember_10441314[1]


In his free time Mark enjoyed skiing, and hiking.  He especially loved waterskiing and time spent with family at Lake Chelan, at his parents’ home.


Mark is survived by his father, Richard; brother Stephen (Kathy) and nieces Ashley and Erin; sister Lori Aivazian (Peter) and niece Natalie; and brother David.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Ginny.


A graveside service will be held for Mark on February 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Holyrood Cemetery (205 N.E. 205th St.; Shoreline, Washington  98155).


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations for colorectal cancer research to:  The American Cancer Society, at:


6 Responses to “Mark Edward Tessier”

  • Jeaneane Hill says:

    Dear Dick,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Mark. My prayers are with you and the rest of your family. Ginny was a good friend too. Whatever I say will not be enough. Just know I am thinking of you. Jeaneane

  • Steve & Peggy Schmitz says:

    Dick & Lori,

    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mark. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both and the rest of your family during this time. I know it’s been a very sad few months for the both of you, but know that both Mark and Ginny are resting in peace now.

    Hope to see you both this Spring,

    Steve & Peggy

  • Toan Nguyen says:

    My deepest condolences to Mark’s family and loved ones. I had the pleasure to work with him at Costco and I can say he was one of the hardest working guys I knew. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time.

  • May Monti says:

    Tessier Family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I have known Mark ever since I began working at Costco almost 19 years ago. He is one of the nicest and kindest people i have known. He is a good person.

    My thoughts and prayers will be with you all at this time.


  • Sharon R McKee says:

    I worked with Mark at Costco and am very sad to hear that he passed away so sorry!! There aren’t enough words to express how you all must feel…My prayers go out to you along with Big Hugs! Sharon

  • holly thompson says:

    so sorry to hear of your loss. Mark was a great employee at costco and he will be dearly missed. Tessier family you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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