John F. Testa
John Testa 62, of Cranston passed away at Rhode Island Hospital on April 1, 2015 after an extended battle with illness. He was in the comfort of family members and friends during this time. John was self employed with his own painting company. He served in the US Army. Born in Providence John was the son of the late Domenic and Celia (Extowicz) Testa. He is survived by his daughter Deborah Lemoi Testa and her husband Christopher Lemoi, two grand children Alissa Moulton and Natasha Lemoi, two great grand children, Aiden and Axl Arango. John is also survived by many nieces and nephews and a god son, Joseph Moreira Jr. He is also survived by his sister Barbara Testa Stockton of Swansea, MA and brothers David, Charles, Dennis, Anthony and Michael Testa. He was the loving brother of the late Domenic and Matthew Testa and Gladys Jane Testa Benchsky. John also has an extended family of Edward Sullivan and Deborah Dutra Testa Sullivan of Cranston Rhode Island. His loving brothers-in law Joseph Moreira , Thomas Bauman and David Dutra; sisters-in law the late Linda Dutra Moreira, the late Rebecca Dutra, Brenda Goding, Sandra Dutra Bauman and April Dutra Brophy. And he also leaves behind all of his friends at Vic’s and Sports Tap’s. We will never forget all the memories. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made payable to Deborah or Edward Sullivan on behalf of the John Testa Funeral Fund. Visitation and a funeral service will be held on Monday April 13, 2015 in
The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston with visiting hours from 6-8pm followed by a service.
Ed & Deb - 04/10/2015
Good friends are hard to come by there was none better than you. You are family and always will be. We will miss you every day.
Karen & Kenny - 04/10/2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in this sad time. We will miss your smile, as it lite up a room, and i will always miss your hugs uncle. Rest in peace now. and fly with the angels as you watch over all who love you.xo
Aggie - 04/11/2015
Deb,Ed,Lil Deb,& Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences. May you all find comfort in your many memories.John may you Rest In Paradise.. Gone but never forgotten
jack keenan - 04/11/2015
Deb,charlie & family, im so sorry to hear about John .always with a big smile.rest in peace my friend.
Sue & Liz - 04/11/2015
Friendships only last a lifetime,memories are forever.
We have special moments in time,that no one can ever take away, fifty-two years of special moments.
Rest in paradise,until we meet again.
Gail Bowry - 04/12/2015
Rest in Peace Johnny. As kids we spent alot of time together As adults we drifted but I often thought of you & your entire family.
Bob Kalunian - 04/12/2015
I am so sorry for the loss of your brother I didn't know him but if he were like you Charlie I am sure he had to be a very nice person My condolences Bob Kalunian
Sally Puleo - 04/12/2015
May your family find it comforting, in some small way, to know our thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. My last memory of being with John was the Christmas party at Sport's Tap where he sang "It's a Wonderful World!" (his favorite song at Karaoke). Always a smile, always a great guy! He will be missed by all of us.
Ruthy and Daniel Allen - 04/13/2015
Dear Debbie and Family,
We will miss our dear Friend John, may he sleep with Angels
Mr Fix It - 04/13/2015
Johnny You were one hell of a painter . But a better card player I know you will be playing up there ( God Bless ) Kevin
Sorry for your lost may he rest in peace.
Deborah Lemoi Testa - 04/14/2015
Dad,i'll miss you as much as I loved you(and always will) your daughter, Debbie
Alissa Moulton (Granddaughter) - 04/17/2015
"Sorrow comes in great waves...but it rolls over us, and though it may almost smother us, it passes and we remain." - Henry James
My Grandfather John was a happy man with a sense of humor (that I can proudly say was passed on to me) and always spread his laughter on to those surrounding him. Although it breaks my heart to be writing this, I also know deep down in my heart that Grandpa John would rather the ones he loved celebrate his life rather than mourn his death. Easier said then done. There are so many things I am going to miss about my grandfather which only proves how much happiness he brought into the lives of the people around him. Every person he left behind was also left with humble memories of him that will remain with us until the end of our days.
joanne kohler - 05/03/2015
To Johns family I am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you in this time of need.
Happy father's day dad!! I love you n miss you like it was yesterday. Love you, your daughter Deb.
Dad I love n miss you, your daughter Deb
favorite sister in law sandy - 10/01/2015
Wow! 6 months have gone by so quickly. There are so many things that remind me of you and I think of you often. You will always be in my heart. I love you! Xoxo
Deborah, Chris n Natasha Lemoi - 10/01/2015
Hi dad it's been 6 months n we miss you sooooo much, words can't explain. I wish you had a little more time to spend with Natasha but I know you're looking down n guarding us from above. Well love you always the Lemoi family.
Deborah Testa - 04/02/2016
Dad I love n miss you always.One year seems like yesterday. My best friend, father ect... RIP @):-