Marino Testa, 94, of Livingston, passed away peacefully at his home on January 24, 2020. Marino was born and raised in Startza, Italy where he worked as a Carabinieri. He then moved to East Orange, NJ for many years before residing in Livingston, NJ, where he owned & operated Pipeline Utility Construction Company, Inc. Marino enjoyed gardening, making wine, drinking espresso and was devoted to his wife and family.
Beloved husband of 69 years to Carmela (D’Archi) Testa. Devoted father of Anna Hilberg, her husband Howard, Jr., Giovanni Testa and his fiancé Josephine Maltese. Cherished grandfather of Howard III and Kevin, Carla and her husband Ronnie. Proud great-grandfather of Dylan, Jake and Chace. Dear brother of Vitorio. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Marino is pre-deceased by his parents Giovanni and Letizia, his siblings Gaetano and Philomena, and his grandson Marino.
Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, 210 Ridgedale Ave., Florham Park on Sunday from 1-5pm. Funeral on Monday assembling at the funeral home at 10am followed by the funeral mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 11am. Entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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