Claire J. (Jermyn) Testa, age 69

of Quincy

Claire J. (Jermyn) Testa, age 69

Claire J. (Jermyn) Testa, age 69, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, April 7, 2022 at South Shore Hospital, in the comfort of her loving family.

Claire was born in Weymouth, to the late Clarence A. and Shirley J. (Martin) Jermyn. Raised in Quincy, she was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1971.

Claire was employed as a direct patient care provider for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services for twenty years. She retired in 2019.

Claire enjoyed crafting and spending time with her family. She is best remembered for the many grand adventures she took her children and grandchildren on.

Devoted mother of Richard M. Testa and his wife Tara of Abington, Danielle A. Testa of Quincy.

Loving grandmother of Cameron J. Testa and Elsie C. Testa.

One of four siblings, she was the dear sister of Joy Flowers of Whitman, and was predeceased by Lee Jermyn and Lynn Jermyn.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, April 10, from 2 – 5 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Funeral Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday, April 11, at 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please be kind to someone. Share a smile or perform a random act of kindness for a stranger.

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop


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  • I’m deeply sorry for your loss and I hope your sorrow will be tempered by many happy memories. My thoughts are with you.

  • John and I are so sorry and saddened by the loss of Claire…She was a loving, caring Sister, Parent and Grandparent. I have been on some of those adventures…they always make me smile. The family is smaller but oh so mighty.

  • Hi Rich,

    I would like to offer my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the soul of your mother rest in peace. May happy memories of your Mom comfort you during this sad time.

    Anything I can do help, please let me know.


  • So sorry for your loss Joy. Keep all the memories close to your heart my dear friend.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. Claire was always nice to me when I would come over to visit with Joy as children. No more pain Claire. Fee as a bird now. Fly away home.

  • We are so saddened at your loss, Joy. Take comfort at Claire’s peace, and the memories she leaves with you.

  • Hi Rich ,
    My heartfelt condolences to you and your family! May all the happy memories comfort you in this sad and difficult time!
    May the soul of your mother Rest In Peace!

  • Sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.