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Rock Funeral Home

1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

OBITUARY

Richard Manuel Costa, Sr.

September 24, 1928February 7, 2020

Richard M. Costa, Sr., age 91 of Fairhaven, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, February 7, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of the late Emily (Viator) Costa.

Born in Fairhaven, he was a son of the late Frank Costa Sr. and Rita (Martin) Costa. Richard was a lifelong Fairhaven resident. He was employed as a Concrete Plant supervisor for over 40 years. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed traveling and was a proud member of the Teamsters, local 59.

He is survived by his children, Judith E. Luce and her husband Edwin of FL, Rosemary Dos Santos and her husband Manuel of Fairhaven, Cindy A. Chartier and her husband Ronnie of New Bedford, Rita M. Mendell and her husband Robert of Fairhaven and Richard M. Costa, Jr. and his wife Joanne of VA; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his siblings, Louie, Frank, Joseph, Elizabeth, Lena and Betty.

His visitation will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:00AM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745, followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM in St. Mary’s Church, Main Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial in River-Side Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Burial Thursday, February 13, 2020

Memories

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Nancy Lewis

February 10, 2020

Mike. And Nancy Lewis. Are thinking of the. Costa family.

Barbara Costa

February 10, 2020

Have a blessed journey to heaven Mr. Costa. You have a loverly daughter Rita.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY