Estelle "Sandy" Costa(1956 - 2014)

Estelle "Sandy" Costa

Estelle "Sandy" Costa, age 57, born in Albany, NY, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at her home in Clarksville, TN.

Sandy was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, where she was a regular hospitality volunteer. She fought a courageous battle with cancer and exceeded all the doctors' expectations.

Mrs. Costa married Edward Joseph Costa, Jr., on January 20, 1974 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Albany, NY.

Sandy is survived by her step-father and mother, Thomas and Margaret Baker; her husband of 40 years, Edward Joseph Costa, Jr. of Clarksville, TN; son, Edward Joseph Costa III (Sou Costa) of Tacoma, WA; daughters, Joy M. Costa Martin (James E. Martin, Jr.) of Lacey, WA and Tammy A. Ragland (Jason Ragland) of Ft. Riley, KS; eight grandchildren, Kasandra, Edward III, James III, Jillian, Julianna, Jakob, Jason Jr., and Justin; best friend, Donna Anderson; and favorite cousins, Peter and Pat LaRocco, whose memories will be cherished forever.

Visitation and Memorial will be held on Friday, April 18th from 3 to 5 p.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 448 State Line Road, Oak Grove, KY 42262.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Home

Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 645-6488

Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Apr. 16, 2014