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Tesse J. Michael

Dec 18, 2014

Tesse J. Michael, 82, of Main Street, Turbotville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born June 20, 1932, in Anthony Township, Montour County, she was the daughter of t the late Ellis S. and Lillian (Renn) Magargle.

On Sept. 6, 1954, she married George H. Michael and they have celebrated 60 years of marriage.

Tesse had worked at Carey McFalls, Montgomery Mills, the Warrior Run High School cafeteria and at the Turbotville Post Office throughout her working years.

She was a member of the Muncy VFW Ladies Auxiliary and attended Pleasant View Wesleyan Church, Muncy.

She enjoyed playing cards, puzzlebooks, and crocheting and loved having her grandchildren around her.

She always loved hosting family get-togethers.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Gary L. Michael and his companion Connie Horne, of Danville and Larry L. Michael, of Hughesville; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Viola Michael, of Watsontown, Shirley M. (Ross) McCollum, of Loganton and Ellisa Hednett, in Alabama.

Tesse was preceded in death by two brothers, Jesse and Ellis P. Magargle, and three sisters, Sophia Smith, Maxine Eichenlaub, and Ruth Kline.

Friends and family were invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at Brooks Funeral Home, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, where the funeral service was held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Stephen Smith, her pastor, officiating.

Burial followed in Muncy Cemetery.