COLUMBIANA, Ohio – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Christopher Cicero at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9 at St. Jude Church, Columbiana for Dr. Vincent (Jack) Costa, D.D.S., 87, of Columbiana who passed away peacefully Monday evening, December 4.
Vincent was born July 14, 1930 in Youngstown a son of James and Mary Agresti Costa.
He was an East High School graduate and received his bachelor’s and dental school degrees from Ohio State University.
Dr. Costa was in private practice on Youngstown’s south side.
Dr. Costa was an active member of St. Dominic Church, then he moved to Columbiana and joined St. Jude Church.
Jack was an avid Ohio State fan and golfer.
Dr. Costa was a member of Tippecanoe Country Club, the Cordon Palmer Dental Society and he faithfully served his country from 1948 to1952 in the Navy.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Janice M. Nestor, whom he married September 17, 1955; sons, James T. Costa and John M. Costa; brother, Frank Costa; sister, Dorothy Manos; grandchildren, Jennifer Mondora, Sherry Costa and Chris Costa and great-granddaughters, Mia and Bella.
Besides his parents Dr. Costa is preceded in death by daughters, Jill Costa and Jeri Spatafore and sisters, Helen Dardas and Julia Costa.
Friends may call from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 8 at the Fox Funeral Home, Boardman.
Material tributes can be made in Dr. Costa’s memory to St. Jude Church Building Fund, 180 Seventh Street, Columbiana, Ohio 44408.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to send condolences.
A television tribute will air Thursday, December 7 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.