Denise J. “Dee-Dee” Costa

Denise J. “Dee-Dee” Costa, 64, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the companion of Able Lomba for the past 40 years. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of James Garnett of Ohio and the late Betty (Brown) Garnett. Dee-Dee was a Banquet Hostess at the Convention Center in Providence before she retired. She was very active and involved in her community. Besides her companion and her father she leaves one daughter, Rolanda M. Edmonds and her husband Warren, Jr. of Rehoboth, one son, Brian K. Costa and his wife Jaclyn of North Providence, two sisters, Darlene Rivers and Veronica Garnett and seven grandchildren. Her funeral service and visitation will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 1:30 PM. Burial will be private.