Alfred
Testa, Alfred Louis, a 49 year resident of Lawndale , passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2008 in Lawndale . Born in Reed Station, PA, Fred was 95 when he died. He was a member of St Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. He delighted in keeping up with his friends from high school and attended their reunions when he could. Fred is survived by daughters, Deborah Cornelius of Lawndale, CA, and Valerie (Louis) Cissell of Inglewood, CA; brothers, Tom (Natalie) Testa of Houston, TX, Ernie (Jenny) Testa of Escondido, CA, Eugene (Beba) Testa of Long Beach, CA, half-brother Tom Testa, half-sister Linda Testa, and brother-in-law Joe Sporcic; grandson, Aaron (Alycia) Cissell of Oklahoma City, OK; great-grandson, Sean Cissell, age 5, and great-granddaughter, Sorcha Cissell, age 6 months. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Helen. A gathering of family & friends will be held on Sunday June 29, 2008 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Rice Mortuary in Torrance . Vigil Services will begin at 7:15 PM, also on Sunday. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Torrance on Monday June 30, 2008 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City with a family Reception back at the church from around noon to 2:00 PM.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers go out to Debbie and the family at this difficult time. Find peace in knowing that your Dad joins your Mom in heaven, as there are now two more bright stars shining in the sky for us to remember them always.

  2. Fred Testa your kindness and generosity to myself and family will never be forgotten my me or the thousands of others whose life you touched.

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