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In Memory of

Joseph L. De Costa

October 28, 1929 - November 30, 2016

Obituary


Joseph Louis De Costa, age 87 of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Margaret DeCosta and two brothers. He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Marge" DeCosta and two children: daughter, Katie DeCosta and dear friend Teresa Petrey, and son, Jim DeCosta and "significant other" Lisa Collins, all of Dayton. He is also survived by a brother, Charlie (Marianne) DeCosta of FL and a sister, Anne Mederious of RI as well as many dear friends. Joe was retired from the US...

Joseph Louis De Costa, age 87 of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Margaret DeCosta and two brothers. He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Marge" DeCosta and two children: daughter, Katie DeCosta and dear friend Teresa Petrey, and son, Jim DeCosta and "significant other" Lisa Collins, all of Dayton. He is also survived by a brother, Charlie (Marianne) DeCosta of FL and a sister, Anne Mederious of RI as well as many dear friends. Joe was retired from the US Air Force after a 20 year career in aircraft maintenance. He worked briefly at SRL following his retirement and eventually spent another 18 years working for the Post Office. His family wishes to say a special thank you to the staffs of both WPAFB Hospital ICU and Hospice of the Miami Valley. Friends may gather with the family on Monday evening, December 5, 2016 from 5-7 PM at the Tobias Funeral Home, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. Disposition will be held privately.