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Mildred Fern Decosta
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1923
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2002
Castro Valley
Alameda County
California, USA

MILDRED FERN DECOSTA entered peacefully into rest in Castro Valley on March 21, 2002. She was 79 years old. Affectionately known as Fern, she was born in Shelby County, IL on January 30, 1923. Fern enjoyed her youth in the towns of Neoga and Mattoon, IL. She came to California in 1956 and has resided in Alameda county for 46 years. A resident of San Lorenzo for the past 33 years, Fern traveled all over the United States, including Hawaii. She loved to take trips to Reno to see live shows and play black jack, keno and the slot machines. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing, camping and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Fern is survived by her husband of 33 years, George A. Decosta, Sr. of San Lorenzo; son George Jr. of San Ramon; 3 daughters, Patricia Block of Sparks, NV; Marlene DeCosta of San Lorenzo and Kimberley Phillips of Castro Valley; 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Visitation will be 3 to 8 pm on Monday at Grissom's Chapel & Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo. The vigil service begins at 7pm. Funeral Services will be 10AM on Tuesday at the mortuary. Fern will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. GRISSOM'S CHAPEL &MORTUARY 510-278-2800 www.grissomsmortuary.com.

Alameda Times-Star 3/24/02.
 
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Hayward
Alameda County
California, USA
 
Created by: Travelingal
Record added: Mar 06, 2008
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Mildred Fern Decosta
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A Beck cousin.
- Bobbie
 Added: Jun. 28, 2013
God bless...rest in peace.
- Travelingal
 Added: Mar. 6, 2008
 
 
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