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Mrs Margaret Ann Tesei

November 19, 1925 ~ June 19, 2018 (age 92)

Margaret Ann Tesei, a lifelong resident of Madera, passed away on June 19, 2018 at the age of 92. Margaret was a devoted wife to Lawrence Tesei for 67 years before he passed in 2016.

Margaret graduated from Madera Union High School in 1945. She was an excellent seamstress and also worked at James Department Store and Bank of America. Margaret loved baking wine cakes and biscotti and was an excellent cook. She also enjoyed a good afternoon at the casino.

She is survived by her daughter Sandra Jo Tesei of San Luis Obispo, her son, Gail and wife Alice of Madera, and her pride and joy, her grandsons Kevin Tesei of Goleta and Aaron Tesei of Fresno. She is also survived by her brother Angelo Spera, her sister, Katherine Vilhauer and by many beloved nephews and nieces including Janice Wrobel and Patti Farinelli, and also one very special person, Lila Rivera.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm with a Rosary beginning at 6:00 pm at Jay Chapel in Madera. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. Joachim Catholic Church in Madera. Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Madera.

Remembrances may be made to Alegria Guild of Valley Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 84, Madera, CA 93639 or Hinds Hospice, 2490 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711.

Donations may be made to:

Hinds Hospice
2490 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 101, Fresno CA 93711

Alegria Guild of Valley Children's Hospital
P.O. Box 84, Madera CA 93639

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