John F. DeCosta

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“After all these years, I still remember John as one of my best teachers ... 6th grade at the B.B. Russell in 1958-59. A great educator. RIP ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Ken Tonis

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was so good to my mother,Ivy. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Rest in Peace John. Elaine Gerace ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and Prayers with dad, you John and family. Steve and Larry Murphy ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Steve Murphy - Centerville, MA


John was born on February 21, 1928 and passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017.

John was a resident of Brockton, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

He earned his Master's Degree in Education in 1955.

John served in the US Air Force as a cryptographer at Scott Field in Illinois in the 1940's.

Funeral InformationA funeral service will be held on Friday March 17th at 11:00AM in the Russell Pica Funeral Home 441 South Main St. Rt.28 WEST BRIDGEWATER. Private cremation will follow. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00PM.

Donations InformationThe family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Autism Speaks 85 Devonshire St. Boston MA 02109.

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