Alfred "Al" Ray Tester

Oct 25 1936
Feb 27 2024
87 Years
West Caln Twp.

Alfred Ray Tester (“Al”), 87, of West Caln Township, PA, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.  He was the husband of Sandra Wise Tester for 63 years.  Born in Mountain City, TN, he was the son of the late Alex and Myrtle Mae (Dean) Tester.

Al retired from Lenape Forge. He also worked at Lenape Nursery.

He enjoyed being outside, yard work, watching the deer, and his favorite game shows, Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Sharon (Tom) Helm of Centre Hall, PA and Karen Tester of Coatesville, PA; grandchildren: Amanda, Austin, Alyssa and Richie; great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Avrie and Hayden; sisters: Verna Smith and Margaret Cross. He was preceded in death by an infant son; daughter, Patricia A. Tobelmann, and grandson, Jeffrey C. Tobelmann, Jr.; sisters: Geraldine Tester and Bertha Arnold Wilcox; brothers: Millard, Ellis, Bobby, Harvey and Joe.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association. To donate please click HERE.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences may be respectfully posted at

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So sorry to hear about your Dad, Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May he rest in peace.

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Always full of hospitality to us - no matter how your day was going. I will miss you Alfred. You are home. No more suffering.

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 You are all in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather. Through your tears and in your sorrow know that God cares and that He holds you close.

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