COSTA, Carmelo 80, of Clearwater, passed away Tuesday May 20, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY. As a featherweight boxer, he won Golden Gloves 1951 Novice Bantamweight Champion, Golden Gloves 1952 Open Featherweight Champion, Intercity Golden Gloves 1952 Featherweight Title, Ray Robinson Award Feb. 18, 1952. He is survived by his children, Joni Mitchell (Fred), Joseph Costa (Stephanie), Carmine Costa (Lynn); grandchildren, Ryan and Brent Williams; sister, Rose Guido (Carmine); nieces, nephews. A celebration of life with family and friends will be held June 22. Visit www.veteransfuenralcare.com to sign the guest book. Veterans Funeral Care 727-524-9202
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 1, 2014