Barbara L. Costa (ne' Wines) of Barnegat, formerly of Jersey City, passed away at Southern Ocean Medical Center while surrounded by family. She was 71.
Born and raised in Jersey City, Barbara worked in the hospitality service for many years with her career starting at the renowned Clam Broth House later retiring from The Meadowlands Racetrack. She loved dancing and celebrating with family and friends and was always the life of the party. Barbara loved to travel the world, enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and most of all spoiling her grandchildren. Her family will most miss spending time with her around the dining table enjoying family meals prepared by her and many late nights of playing cards.
Barbara was the beloved daughter of the late Florence (Loughran) and Harry Wines, devoted mother to Dawn Hassell and her husband Lou, Lisa Nastasi and her husband Dean, Joseph Costa and daughter Barbara Paciello and her husband Lee; beloved grandmother of Louis and his wife Heather, Roxanna and her husband Josh, Nicholas, Deana and fiancé Dan, Kristin, Victoria, Rachel, Jolee and Jacob; cherished great grandmother of Shawn, Joselyn, Abby and Makalya; dear sister of Karen Mizejewski and her husband Charles, Laurie Liszewski and her husband Alex and the late Rita Sucato and Patricia Wines She is also survived by her brother-in-law John Sucato, Aunt and uncles Dolly and Carmen Flora and Joseph and Norma Loughran and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, all who meant the world to her
As a consequence of COVID19 gathering restrictions, all services will be held privately at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum. A memorial service honoring and celebrating Barbara's life will be planned after restrictions are lifted. Please leave notes of condolences for the family on the Tribute Wall.
January 30, 1949 - March 21, 202001/30/194903/21/2020
Barbara L. Costa
3 Trees have been planted in memory of Barbara Costa.