Norfio "Sonny" Costa, age 80 years, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Survived by his wife of 58 years Yolanda (nee D'Amico) Costa. His loving children Chuck and Cheryl (nee Virden) Costa, Anthony and Kathleen (nee Adamic) Costa, Norene (nee Costa) Jeff Peterson, Ruth (nee Costa) Gary Voitik and Nancy (nee Costa) Jim Bloch. 10 grandchildren Sarah (nee Costa) Evan Dvorsak and Nicholas Costa. Amber Peterson (fianc Keith Cameron) and Jeffrey Peterson. Michael and Ryan Voitik, Jacob and Nicole Bloch and Anthony and Christopher Costa. One great granddaughter Willa Dvorsak. Brother in laws and sister in laws Pasquala and Catherina D'Amico and Eda and Silcio Puracchio. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Preceded in death by his parents Charles and Dora Costa, and his in laws Antonio and Anna D'Amico.
Norfio proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, he was also active in the Aux. Coast Guard. He was the owner of Costa Concrete and the original owner of Sonny's Delite along with his wife and son. In his retirement Norfio enjoyed driving a bus for Troy school district. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, his family always came first. He loved the water, especially boating and fishing with his grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Heart Care Center of Illinois, Dr. Aziz, associates and his staff for the special care and attention given to Norfio. Also Presence St. Joseph Medical Center and Joliet Area Community Hospice for their incredible support during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers donations to Shriners Hospital for Children Chicago, where he was cared for from 9 months to 9 years old; 2211 North Oak Park Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60707, or Joliet Area Community Hospice, would be appreciated.
A memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home Monday, August 11, 2014, at 10 a.m. with a visitation from 9 until time of the Mass.
Published in The Herald-News on Aug. 10, 2014