Joseph A. Costa, a beloved and devoted man, passed away peacefully on June 11th, 2023 at the age of 92. He was a retired union delegate for the painters union #486 in East Islip, NY and served his community with unwavering loyalty.
Born on October 1st, 1930 in New York, New York to Anthony and Angelina Costa; he attended high school and received his diploma. Mr. Costa honorably served in the Army from 1951 to 1953.
Mr. Costa is remembered by all that knew him as a caring, outgoing, and compassionate individual. Those who came in contact with him were greeted warmly by his ever-present smile and kind heart.
He leaves behind his loving wife Virginia (Nee: Cozzolino) Costa, daughter Renee Costa, daughter Jolie (Steven) Gottlieb, his grandchildren Vanessa (Michael) DelVecchio, and Bianca, and his great-grandchildren Ellora, and Jack. He will be dearly missed by his surviving family members.
A visitation will be held in honor of Mr. Costa at Deer Park- Mangano Family Funeral Home on Wednesday June 15th starting at 10 am and will end at 11 am. A graveside service will follow shortly after at Saint Charles Cemetery. All are welcome to attend.
The loss of such a treasured individual like Mr. Costa leaves a void in the hearts of all who knew him. Although he is no longer with us, his memory lives on through the love he instilled in those around him.
May you rest in peace Joseph A. Costa knowing that you are remembered with great respect and profound gratitude for your life's accomplishments and dedication to your loved ones and community.