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Michael "Buckster" James Tesso, Sr.

May 26, 1954 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 66)

Obituary

Michael “Buckster” James Tesso, Sr., 66, of Crestline passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at his home in Crestline.

Michael was born on May 26, 1954 to the late John and Florence (DeWalt) Tesso. On August 16, 1974 he would marry Barbara (Gray), she preceded him in death in 2013. Michael would marry his second wife Jessie (Hill), she preceded him in death in 2019.

Michael worked as a truck driver for Geauga Plastics for 38 years, and as a delivery driver for Lowes for 15 years before retiring. He was a community member of the VFW Post 2920, Crestline. Michael was a musician at heart, loving to play his guitar and sing karaoke whenever he got the chance. Bragging the best lawn on the block, you could always find him mowing his yard. On Saturdays in the fall you could find him in Tim’s garage cheering on the Buckeyes, and on Sundays you could find him rooting on the Browns. Michael’s children and grandchildren were his greatest blessing in life, and he cherished them dearly.

Left to cherish Michael’s memories are his two sons; Tim (Amy) Tesso of Crestline, and Chris (Miranda Williamson) Tesso of Ashland; step-children; Ashley (Andrew) Littleton of Maryland, and Sean (Darcy) Hill of Columbus; brother; William (Dorothy) Tesso of Crestline; 9 grandchildren; Jordan, Alandra, Dillon, Johnny, Jaelyn, Khloe, Liam, Arabella and AJ; and 1 great-grandson; Stetson.

In addition to his parents, and his two wives, Michael was preceded in death by a son; Michael Tesso, Jr. and two siblings; Doris Blaising and Robert Tesso.

Friends may call on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St., Crestline. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 311 North Thoman St., Crestline, Ohio with Father Jeff Smith, Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to Avita Home Health and Hospice, care of the funeral home.

Those wishing to share a memory of Michael or send condolences to the Tesso family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 W. Main Street, Crestline is honored to serve the family of Michael James Tesso, Sr.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 W. Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

Visitation
Wednesday
November 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home
223 W. Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

Mass
Thursday
November 5, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crestline
331 North Thoman St.
OH, OH 44827

Committal
Thursday
November 5, 2020

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
County Road 330, East Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

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