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“Prayers and condolences to the family.We are sorry for your loss. May he Rest in Peace. Beverly and George Iwanek ”
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“Terry, I am so sorry for your lost. You and the family are in my prayers. Love, Lisa ”
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Funeral Services celebrating the life of James J. Costa, Jr. will be held Monday, December 22, 2014, at 12:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson, with a gathering of family and friend beginning at 9am. He will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Patterson. Serving as pallbearers will be Gino Barletta, Joseph Barletta, Jr., Ethan Broussard, Eric Broussard, Terry Holcombe, and Terrence Holcombe, Jr.

Survivors include two daughters, Terrie Lynn Costa Cuevas and Carla Ann Costa Kessling; one step-son, Terry Holcombe; daughter-in-law, Susan Costa; one brother, Patrick Costa; his former wife, Anna Lee Costa; as well as many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James J. Costa, Sr. and Jenny Guzzetta Costa; one son, Antonio "Chris" Costa; granddaughter, Jessica Elaine Broussard; his first wife and mother of his three children, Juanita Henry Costa; and his second wife, Fern Costa.

James was a native of New Orleans and a longtime resident of Morgan City, who went home to his eternal reward on Friday, December 19, 2014, at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. Our precious De-De, you can now walk without pain on the golden streets of Heaven. Rest in Peace with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.