David A. Costa
A. Costa along time resident of Malden & General Electric
Worker, in Lynn passed away on Sunday morning, April 23, 2017
in the Melrose Wakefield Hospital, after a long illness, he was
75. Born in Cambridge, MA the son of the late Angelo & Eleanor
G. (Mooney) Costa. David was raised in Somerville, educated in
the Somerville school system & St. Joseph’s of Somerville.
After his schooling David worked for a few years and later
joined the U.S. Army in February of 1962. He was later
discharged in February of 1965 at the Rank of Private First
Class. David later took employment with General Electric
Corporation of Lynn, MA. He worked many years as a welder and
management positions until his retirement.
David was a long time member of Mensa International, a
society of high IQ people. He was an avid Red Sox fan. He
enjoyed his time off with family vacationing in New Hampshire
and Maine. He enjoyed his time with his best buddy and cherished
grandson David Baldwin. They were true best friends.
David married the love of his life Lorraine A. Wilson on October
30, 1972, in Lynnfield and the couple spent the next 45 years
together. The couple started a family and would later welcome
their daughter, Lori into the family.
David is survived by his wife Lorraine A. (Wilson)
Costa. He was the devoted father of Lori A. Costa of Malden.
Loving brother of Carol Barrasso and her husband Ed of
Wilmington. Cherished grandfather of David Baldwin of Malden.
He was predeceased by his brothers Charles & William Costa both
formerly of Somerville.
Funeral will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral
Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
at 8:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the
Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden at 10
Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Visiting hours will be from 8:30AM- 9:30AM prior to the funeral
mass in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions in David’s memory may be made
to the Autism Society of America, Mass Chapter, 47 Walnut St.,
Wellesley, MA 02481.