John M Costa, 80, a resident of Swansea since 1966, passed away suddenly at the Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River. He was the husband of Ruth P. (Borges) Costa.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late John Costa and the late Florence (Bilodeau) Costa, he worked variously for the Swansea Police Department and the Swansea Water Department more than 20 years. He also worked for the facilities department of Webster Bank. He was a member for over 40 years, and many time officer, of the Swansea Police Association. John was also a 40 year member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club. He was a communicant of St. Louis de France Church, Swansea.
Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, John M. Costa, Jr. and his wife Ramona of Breckenridge, TX, and Joseph M. Costa and his wife Lisa of Douglasville, GA; four grandchildren, Jennifer Piper, John and Jacob Costa and Ashley Urwin; a niece, Laurie Leal; and 12 great grandchildren. He was also the brother of the late Theresa Leal.
A memorial mass will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10am in St. Louis de France Church, Buffinton St., Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Other arrangements held privately with the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, Somerset. . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Swansea Police Association, 77 Locust St., Swansea, MA 02777.
Swansea Police Association
77 Locust Street, Swansea MA 02777