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John E. DeCosta, Sr

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 30 Dec 2016 (aged 69)
Burial Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 184667267 · View Source
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Age 69, of North Providence, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, December 30, 2016 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, North Providence. John was the husband of 16 years to Mary Ann (Richardson) DeCosta and the late AnnMarie (DeFalco) DeCosta. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph and Marion (Day) DeCosta.

John was an operations engineer for Cosco Fence and Guard Rail Company before his retirement. He was a member of Union Local #57, the Teramano and Toscan Clubs. John loved his dog “Mercedes”.

Survived by his wife; his children, Dawn Andrade and her husband Hugo of North Providence, Jeanette Scarcella and her husband Joseph of Johnston, John DeCosta, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Cranston, Melissa DeCosta of Kingwood, TX, Concetta DeCosta of LA, Stacey DeCosta of North Providence, his step-children, Gina Oliver and her husband Kevin of North Providence, and Jason Giampietro and his wife Debi of Warwick.

Grandfather of seventeen and the great-grandfather of sixteen.

John is also survived by seven sisters and one brother.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John E. DeCosta, Sr (7 Jan 1947–30 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184667267, citing Highland Memorial Park, Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Mom (contributor 48202874) .