May 5, 2011
Grace (nee Ruccatano) Costa of Harrison passed away peacefully at her home on May 5, 2011 at the age of 87.
She is predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, Andrew J. Costa. Grace was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She cherished her family above all and enjoyed her many freindships in her beloved Harrison. Grace was a member of St Anthony's Church in E. Newark.
She was the daughter of the late Caesare and Angela Ruccatano. Loving mother of Andrew Costa and his wife Gail of Versailles, KY, Julia and her husband Louis Terreri of Morris Plains, N.J., Chester and his wife Sharon Ruccatano of Bricktown, N.J. and the late Ronald Ruccatano. She was the cherished grandmother of Renee and her husband Samuel Gage, David and his wife Amanda Costa, Joseph and Anthony Dasaro and Kristin Ruccatano. Great grandmother of Brady, Mac and Knox Gage, Jackson Costa and Vinny Dasaro. Sister of the late John, August, Anthony, Joseph Ruccatano and Teresa (nee Ruccatano) Mauriello.
Visiting at the Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny (map, directions), Saturday 3-7pm. Mass Monday 10 am in St Anthony's Church, East Newark (map, directions). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery (map, directions).
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Barnabas Hospice & Palliative Care, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, N.J. 07052.
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