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Deborah A DeCosta

08/26/1955 - 02/07/2022


Obituary For Deborah A DeCosta

Deborah DeCosta, 66, of Bristol, RI passed away on Monday, February 7, 2022 after a long illness. A daughter of Manuel and the late Mary (Goulart) Morris and the loving wife of Joseph DeCosta, she was a lifelong resident of Bristol, RI.Deborah graduated from Bristol Colt High School and then went on to work for Raytheon for many years. She lived a simple life, and enjoyed her hobbies. She loved to do all manner of crafts like sewing, gourmet cooking and crocheting. She would always make blankets and the like for infants in the maternity ward. She loved to be at the beach and by the water with her husband, Joseph. In addition to her father, Manuel and her beloved husband, Joseph, Deborah is survived by her three sisters, Sharon Madeiro of Boston, MA, Doreen Walker and her fiance Doug of ME and Rebecca Elderkin and her husband Gary of Middletown, RI as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Rd. Warren, RI where the family will receive relatives and guests for visitation on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 from 4-7PM. Funeral services will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 8AM with a mass of Christian burial to follow in Radiant Christian Assembly of God Church, 895 Main St. Warren, RI at 10AM. Burial will be at North Burial Ground, 1081 Hope St. Bristol, RI. Floral donations can be sent to Smith Funeral & Memorial Services. For tributes, please visit

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  • 02/14/2022

    Joe and family im sorry for your loss I Workef with Joe as a Cooks Helper at the vets HomeHome Kathy. Noonan

  • 02/11/2022

    Such a beautiful loving person, gone to young at least no more pain. Love and miss you forever Your loving sister Doreen and family

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