Thomas R. DeCosta
1939 ∼ 2017
Thomas R. DeCosta, 77, of Hatchville, passed away on May 13, 2017 at the Falmouth Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Sproul) DeCosta for 54 years, and the son of the late John and Elsie (Motte) DeCosta, Sr.
Tom was born at Cape Cod Hospital and was raised in Falmouth. He graduated from Lawrence High School in Falmouth. Tom was a Patrol Officer with the Falmouth Police Department from 1964-1986. After retirement, he became a full-time carpenter.
In addition to his wife, Nancy, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kelley and their child, Noah, of East Falmouth; his daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Joseph Souza and their children, Michele and Stephanie, of Waquoit; and his daughter, Lynn DeCosta and her child, Lyndsie, of Mashpee. He was the brother of John DeCosta, Jr., Sally DeCosta, and the late Shirley DeCosta.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 19 at 11 a.m. at the North Falmouth Congregational Church, 155 Old Main Road, North Falmouth, followed by burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, 167 East Falmouth Hwy (Route 28), East Falmouth.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Society of Saint Vincent DePaul, St. Anthony’s Church, 167 East Falmouth Hwy, East Falmouth MA 02536.