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Elsbeth M. "Elsie" Costa

February 23, 2006
Elsbeth M. "Elsie" Costa
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Obituary for Elsbeth M. "Elsie" Costa

Elsbeth M. “Elsie” (Seifert) Costa, 75, of Ludlow, was called Safely Home on Thursday, February 23, 2006. Born in Springfield, Ma., she was a 1947 graduate of Commerce High School and moved to Ludlow when she was married in 1951. Elsbeth was a former employee of the Springfield Armory and Aetna for many years and then, upon having her children, became a homemaker. She later returned to work for Professional Care Services before her retirement in 1989. Elsbeth was a beloved wife of 54 years to John R. Costa; a loving mother to John “Jay” Costa Jr. and his wife Michelle and Deborah Miele and her husband Antonio, all of Ludlow; a dear sister to Reinhold Seifert of Springfield and Eleanor Yacovone of Agawam; a cherished grandma to Jeremy and Shawn Costa, Kristine and Karen Miele and the late Kevin John Costa; and great-grandmother to Izabella Kurzyna. Funeral services will be on Monday morning. Chapel services are at 10:00am at Ludlow Funeral Home with Rev James Ewen officiating followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday evening from 4-7pm and donations may be made in Elsbeth’s memory to the charity of one’s choice.

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