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Richard J. Testa, Jr.

April 11, 1947 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 74)

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Richard J. “Rick” Testa Jr., 74, of Greensburg, died Monday, May 3, 2021 in Westmoreland Manor, Greensburg.  He was born April 11, 1947 in Greensburg, a son of the late Richard J. Sr. and Elizabeth A. (Giernacky) Testa.  Rick was employed as a service parts specialist at Grahams Dairy Supply for 32 years.  Prior to that, he was the produce manager at Gee Bees Grocery Store.  Rick shared his agriculture passion with his nieces and nephews, showing his registered Jerseys at the Westmoreland Fair.  He also served on the Board of Directors at the Westmoreland Fair.  Rick was a veteran of war, having served as a sergeant in the US Army first infantry during the Korean Conflict.  He also served during the Vietnam War.  He continued to show his patriotism at several annual Memorial Day services and holidays.  He enjoyed watching sports, including wrestling, football, and baseball, which he coached in his younger years.  He was also a gifted musician.  He was a member of St. Bruno Roman Catholic Church, South Greensburg.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Testa in 2020.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  He is survived by his siblings, Trudy (Gene) Ciafre, of Greensburg, Cindy Smail, of Greensburg, Lisa (Tim) Bosley, of Charleston, SC, and Mark (Dorothy) Testa, of Latrobe; nephews, Anthony and Sandy Brigode, Nathan and Karen Graham, Christopher Testa, Matthew Testa, Jacob and Jennifer Harr, Adam Harr, and Nicholas and Christine Harr; niece, Justene Testa and fiancé Chris MacCauley; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.  Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Friday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg.  A private funeral liturgy will be held, followed by private interment in Westmoreland County Memorial Park with Full Military Honors accorded by the VFW Post No. 33, Greensburg Honor Guard.  Please be prepared to adhere to all current health guidelines, including face masks and social distancing.  The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. DeGregory, Heartland Hospice, and the entire staff at Westmoreland Manor.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256, or the American Cancer Society, 510 Pellis Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601.    www.bachafh.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Greensburg Location
516 Stanton at Green Streets
Greensburg, PA 15601

Visitation
Friday
May 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Greensburg Location
516 Stanton at Green Streets
Greensburg, PA 15601

Donations

American Cancer Society
510 Pellis Road, Greensburg PA 15601
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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