Elizabeth “Betty” (Mello) Costa

December 31, 2018


Elizabeth "Betty" (Mello) Costa, 81, of Fall River, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018, at her home. She was the beloved wife to James Costa for sixty-three years.

Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and the late Mary (Pereira) Mello. Betty devoted her life to raising her children and tending to her home. Her creativity and artistry were certainly displayed around the holidays, when she would elaborately decorate her home. Along with going shopping with her daughter, Betty also enjoyed making floral arrangements for those she loved.

Survivors include, her husband, James Costa; a son, Kyle Costa of Assonet; two daughters, Kathleen Costa of Fall River and Kimberly (Costa) Bennett and her husband Perry of Bangor, Maine; and a brother, Albert Mello of Fall River. Betty was the mother of the late Jeffrey Costa, and the sister of the late Everett Mello and the late Lithia (Costa) Botelho.

Let us celebrate her life together. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 10 AM, at Saint Mary's Cathedral, 327 Second Street, Fall River.

Calling hours and burial are private at the request of the family.

Mass of Christian Burial

JAN 5. 10:00 AM

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption
327 Second Street
Fall River, MA

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