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“Raymond was a good man and will be missed until all meet again with God. He was our mailman for 40 years on Sallie Kinchen Road. No matter how busy,...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Jake Kinchen - Baptist - Friend

“We made Hammond home in 2016 after relocating from KY Mr.Raymond was our mailman who was always friendly with a smile he often brought the mail into...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Wanda Craft - HAMMOND, LA

“So sorry to hear about Raymond. He was my mailman and was always pleasant and accommodating. We missed seeing him when he retired. Rest In peace,...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy Risd - Hammond, LA - Friend

“To the family of Mr. Raymond, our family is deeply saddened for the passing of Mr. Raymond. Mrs . Cathy and Mr. Raymond helped care for our children...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Brett and Misti Sceroler - LA

“To the family of Mr. Raymond, our family is deeply saddened for the passing of Mr. Raymond. Mrs . Cathy and Mr. Raymond helped care for our children...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Brett and Misti Sceroler

“To the family of Mr. Raymond, we are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Raymond was such a good-hearted man! He delivered our mail for 13 years. He was...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Angela Sanzone - Hammond, LA

“You and your family have my sincere condolences from the Barnes family ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Genevia Barnes - Hammond, LA

“Raymond was a memorable part of our life. We could set our clock by his driving up and dropping off mail. Always had a smile & a kind word! A...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: John and Cindy Armit - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for you loss. Y'all are still in my thoughts and prayers even though I can't be there. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Brindley Tallia - Friend

“Raymond will always be missed. Raymond delivered mail to my family for many many years he always had a smile. Raymond would go out of his Way on...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Gary and Linda Achord - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your loss. I grew up living next door to Raymond. Your family is in our prayers. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Brad and Donna Keen - Friend

“Kathy and Family,So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Wishing you all God's peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Ferrara Mautner - TX

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. We had some great times together. Hope all the memories bring you comfort. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Becky Bowles - Friend

“Raymond - Remembering the good times we had. Wish there could have been more. God Bless. Your sister-in-law, Cheryl Schiro ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Cheryl Schiro - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your sad sad loss and the sad loss of my dear long time friend. I have known Ramond for most of his life and used to work with him and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Dearest Kathy and family, Please accept my deepest condolences to you all and prayers for strength to get through this tremendous loss in your lives....Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Ferrara Reed - Covington, LA

“Dearest Kathy and family, Please accept my deepest condolences to you all and prayers for strength to get through this tremendous loss in your lives....Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Ferrara Reed - Covington, LA


Raymond Costa, 68, a lifelong resident of Hammond, Louisiana passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021.

He was born to parents, Angelo J. Costa, Sr. and Mary Campise Costa of Loranger, Louisiana. He was also preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law, Frank S. Tallia, Sr.

Raymond is survived by his caring, devoted, and loving wife Kathy Tallia Costa of 44 years and his beloved children, a son and daughter, Ray and Rachel Costa of Hammond.

Raymond retired from having 45 years of employment with the Hammond Post Office at the age of 66.

Raymond enjoyed bowling, fishing, and softball. He always cheered on and watched the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints football games.

Family, friends, and relatives are invited to attend the visitation to be held at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, beginning at 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.

An online guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.