Claudio Jose Costa, 56, of Siegel Street passed away on May 9, 2019 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center. He lived graciously and courageously with cancer until the end.
Born in Santa Cruz, Flores, Azores, Portugal, he was the son of the late Jaime Melo and Alcina Maria (Banana) DaCosta. He is survived by his daughter Cierra Costa of Bristol; siblings Joe Costa of Bristol, Connie Furtado and her husband Alfredo of Bristol, Edite Arruda and her husband Hermano of Bristol, Marie Mauricio and her husband Joe of Fall River MA, Jaime Costa and his wife Chris of Warren, Salvador Costa of East Providence and Anna Brown and her husband Mark of Falmouth MA; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Claudio Costa.
He was employed by DeCastro Plastering for 15 years and the owner of the former Costa’s Fruitland for 7 years. He enjoyed fishing and loved sharing all of his "catches" with family and friends.
Calling hours will be held Monday, May 13th, 9 – 10:30 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church 577 Wood Street.