Donald E Tester obituary 1943~2022


Donald E Tester, age 78, of Gettysburg, passed away May 24, 2022.

Donald E Tester
Donald E Tester

He was born December 5, 1943 in Bristol, TN, a son of the late Claude E. and Hazel E. (Short) Tester. Donald was widowed by his wife, Lisa A. (Starner) Tester in 2021.

Donald was the owner of Tester’s Carpet Service. He served in the National Guard, he enjoyed NASCAR, spending time with his grandkids and was an avid QVC shopper. He was a very crafty carpenter and there was nothing he couldn’t fix.

He is survived by his children, Donald Kevin Tester and wife, Trina V. of Bucyrus, OH, Troy David Tester of Gettysburg, Jessica J. Tester of East Berlin and Justin Wayne Tester of Gettysburg, 12 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Daniel Ray Tester of Hanover and sister, Mary N. Heller of York.

Professional services have been entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main Street, Bendersville. At Donald’s request, there will be no Viewing or Services. 

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