Frank G. Testa

Frank G. Testa, age 93, devoted husband and father, a longtime West Caldwell resident, passed away peacefully on August 25th, 2020, at home with his family by his bedside. Frank was born May 23, 1927 in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Gennaro and the late Michelina (Cacchione) Testa. He was happily married to Olga Marcot Testa for 66 years and raised their family in West Caldwell.

He was a devout Catholic and daily communicant at Saint Aloysius Church, Caldwell, NJ. Frank was a retired member of Saint Aloysius's Knights of Columbus, Saint Aloysius's Senior Club, and Crosstrails Square Dancing Club. His hobbies included woodcarving, model making, and sketching.

He worked for ITT Avionics for 43 years starting in Production Control as a Planner/Expeditor, retiring from Logistics as a Senior Cost Account Manager.

Frank was predeceased by his son, Chris Michael Testa. He is survived by his wife: Olga; his daughter Anna-Marie (Salvatore, Jr.) Cottone; his sons Paul (Gina), Mark (Lori), and Dr. David (Kathy)Testa; his daughter in law, Debbie; his brother Nunzio L Testa; his grandchildren, Salvatore III, Margo, David, Bruce, Tiara, Tyler, Louis (Kristin), Nicholas, Adam, Megan, Amy, Evan, Madison, Angelo, and Sofia; his great-grandchildren Salvatore IV, Veronica, Jazmine, Trey, and Jaida as well as many cousins and friends.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Aloysius RC Church, 219 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:00am. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Westville Ave, Caldwell.

Services were provided by Codey & Jones Funeral Home, Caldwell. To extend a condolence or share a memory of Frank please visit

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John's Soup Kitchen, PO Box 200147, Newark, NJ 07102-5202 or , would be deeply appreciated by the family.