Sally May DeCosta
December 8, 1940 – July 12, 2018
Sally May DeCosta passed away on July 12, 2018 at the age of 77 surrounded by loving family members. Her home for the past 4 years was at the Bourne Manor where she was loved and well cared for. She was born on December 8, 1940 in the Hatchville Village of Falmouth. Sally May was the daughter of the late John & Elsie DeCosta Sr., sister of John DeCosta Jr. and his wife Carole of West Bridgewater, sister of the late Thomas DeCosta and his surviving wife Nancy DeCosta of Falmouth, and twin sister of the late Shirley DeCosta. Loving Aunt to Daniel, Andrew, Joseph, Douglas, Peter, Pamela, Catherine, Cynthia, Lynn, and their spouses. Additional a Loving Aunt to several grand nephews and nieces. Sally May was a graduate of Falmouth High School class of 1959. Sally May continued her education and received a degree from the Cape Cod Hospital as a LPN and then as a Registered Nurse from the Truesdale School of Nursing. Sally May then joined the Air Force and achieved the rank of Captain as a Flight Nurse transporting wounded soldiers during the Vietnam War Era. Sally May was a devote member of the Presbyterian Church of Cape Cod where she was also loved and treated like a family member by the congregation.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Sally May’s name to the Presbyterian Church of Cape Cod 2391 Iyannough Road of West Barnstable.
- John DeCosta Sr., Father
- Elsie DeCosta, Mother
- John DeCosta Jr., Brother
- Carol DeCosta, Sister-in-law
- Thomas DeCosta, Brother
- Nancy DeCosta, Sister-in-law
- Shirley DeCosta, Sister
- Loving Aunt to Daniel, Andrew, Joseph, Douglas, Peter, Pamela, Catherine, Cynthia, Lynn, and their spouses. Additional a Loving Aunt to several grand nephews and nieces.
- Visiting Hours Tuesday, July 17, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, July 17, 2018
- Burial Tuesday, July 17, 2018
- Celebration of Life Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Sally May DeCosta
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Tom and Phoebe Hoffrage
July 20, 2018
It was always a delight to be with Sally and hear stories from her past. She was always so kind and her outlook always positive . We think the visits she enjoyed most was when we brought our dog Henry along! It has been a blessing to us and our church family to have known her for these past sixteen years.
Edie and Carlos Pereira
July 17, 2018
Such a blessing to have known Sally these past 16 years through our church. She was always a bright light in our lives, even when she could no longer drive or go fishing! We have moved out of state, but we miss her.
July 14, 2018
She was a peach, and it was an honor to have known her. My hope is that she is enjoying the Lord now and forever. Amen.