Obituary: Robert Costa, 76, of Portsmouth

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PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Robert Costa, 76, of Portsmouth passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at home, with his loving family by his side, in Portsmouth.

Mr. Costa was born November 23, 1941 in Fall River, MA. He is the son of the late John and the late Sarah (Furtado) Costa.
He married Ruth A (Botelho) Costa for 57 years.

Bob worked for Sylvania Corporation for over 20 years as a supervisor, and also worked for Globe manufacturing in Fall River. He was a graduate of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fall River, MA.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth A (Botelho) Costa, and his children Robin Gaudette of Fall River, MA and Robert S. Costa of Fall River, MA. He is also survived by his siblings, Lorraine Duarte, Ronald Costa and James Costa, and his grandson, Felix Gaudette.

He is preceded in death by his siblings John Costa and Delores Raposa.

Callings hours will be held on Sunday December 10, 2017 from 5-8pm in Connors Funeral Home 55 West Main Road in Portsmouth, RI.

A Mass of Christian Burial will held Monday, December 11, 2017 at 10 am in St. Patrick’s Church, 306 South Street Somerset, MA

Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Somerset immediately following Mass.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to South Coast Hospice and Palliative care 200 Mill Road Fairhaven, MA 02719

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