Edward A. "Eddy" Costa

October 12, 1926 ~ May 27, 2011 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Edward Costa Obituary

Edward A. Costa, 84, of Newton Upper Falls and Centerville died on May 27, 2011at Epoch of Weston. Ed graduated from Newton North High School class of 1945, and was a retired employee of the City of Newton School Department for 35 years. He leaves his beloved wife of 57 years, Anna E. Costa, sons Dr. James E. Costa and his wife Dorothy and CAPT David W. Costa U.S. Navy (ret), and his wife JoAnn; grandchildren, Elizabeth Costa, Nicholas Costa, ENS Ryan Costa, U.S. Navy, and David Costa, sisters Dorothy Hamill of Nashua, N.H., Louise Gogolos of Hudson, and Catherine Keegan of Newton. Pre-deceased by brothers John, Nicholas, Louis, Leo, Joseph, and Raymond Costa, sisters Jeannette Ligor and Elvira Costa. An avid gardener, Ed enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and countless hours tending to his vegetable garden. Funeral from Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave. Needham, Wednesday, June 1st 9:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church, Newton Upper Falls at 10:30 AM Visiting hours are Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Interment in St. Mary‘s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. To share a memory of Ed please visit

  • Visitation

    May 31, 2011
    4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Eaton Funeral Home

    1351 Highland Ave
    Needham, MA

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    June 01, 2011
    10:30 AM

    Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Churc

    270 Elliot St.
    Newton, MA

  • Interment

    June 01, 2011
    11:45 AM

    St. Mary's Cemetery

    30 Hunnewell St
    Wellelsey, MA

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