Service Schedule and Obituaries


Michael J. Testa, 84, husband of Mary (Marrone) Testa, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2008 in Winter Haven, FL.

He was born on January 23, 1924 and raised in Norwalk, CT and was a longtime resident of Ridgefield and spending his final years in Winter Haven.

In addition to his wife of 62 years, Mike is survived by his sons; Dr. Joseph Testa of Churchville, PA and his wife Priscilla and granddaughter Courtney, Michael R. Testa of East Hampton, CT and his wife Cheryl and grandchildren Melissa and Ryan and his daughter; Debra Testa of Winter Haven, FL.

Mike also leaves behind his brothers; Sam and Joseph, his sisters; Theresa Walsh, Connie Matthews, Angelina Robidas and Nancy Crew.

In addition to his parents, Mike was predeceased by a daughter; Linda Marie Testa and a brother; Andrew Testa.

Mike was a WWII Army Medical 262nd Station Hospital veteran and served three years overseas.

He worked 38 years for the Deering Company.  He loved his family, dancing and playing golf.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:15am in St. Mary’s Church, Ridgefield.

Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Thursday from 2PM to 4PM and 7PM to 9PM.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Fairfield County, 607 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06857.


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