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“Will never forget our Mater Dolorosa and Indy High days together, his memory will be with me. Condolences to Family. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Martello - Hammond, LA

“So very sorry For you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Audra Malnar - Mandeville, LA

“We are so sorry to hear of CJ's passing.We shared many good times together at family gatherings, not only was he family to us but also a friend.He...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ronald and Barbara Rogers - LA

“I m sorry to hear of CJ death. He was always friendly and laughing around me. Prayers for his family . ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Leon Duncan - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry to hear about CJ passing. My deepest condolences to the family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dee Dee and David Evans - Frisco, TX

“C.J.was a kind and generous soul,he was very serious about his spiritual life and he was hilariously funny,he will be missed by all who knew and...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Libby Rose - independence, LA

“Eric, Oh my goodness! Sorry to hear this sad news! I loved talking to your Dad at Mater Delorosa. What a sweet man. Praying for all of you! ❤...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Laurie Guinot - Covington, LA

“My sincere condolences on your loss. I saw C J at church every week - such a kind man. May he Rest In Peace. I'll keep his family in my prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Anna Carona - Independence, LA

C J Costa passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 68. He was born on Saturday, October 22, 1949 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was a resident of Independence, Louisiana.

C J is survived by his 3 sons, Eric Costa and his wife Stacey, Joshua Costa and Jonathan Costa and his wife Nicole: daughter, Tara Lynn Burkhalter and her husband James; grandchildren, Luca, Liam, Madyn, Noah, Ethan, Chad and Nikki; great-grandchildren, Eden and Rylan; sister, Barbara St. Cyr; and former wife, Paulette Costa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carlo and Frances Costa.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 609 3rd St. - P. O. Box 349, Independence, Louisiana 70443, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 & Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church.

Interment will follow in Loranger Community Cemetery, Loranger, Louisiana.

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