Robert Carl LaCosta
November 5, 1934 - April 11, 2020
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Dr. Robert C. LaCosta, 85, of Holmdel: Long Time Holmdel Resident and Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather Dr. Robert LaCosta passed April 11, 2020 at age 85. Bob’s vibrant spirit is cherished by wife JoAnn, four daughters (Lauren, Tracy, Karen, and Kim), four sons-in-law (Craig, David, Rick, and James) (one in heaven) , 13 …
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Frank Maneri left a message on August 12, 2020:
Lauren and family, I just learned of your father's passing. I am very sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories of your father give you comfort and peace. My condolences and prayers are with you. Frank Maneri
Donald McSpadden, DDS left a message on June 2, 2020:
I also was a classmate in the 1960 class at Loyola. I was saddened to hear of Bob’s passing and I offer my sincere sympathy. It was a pleasure to read of your happy times in the obituary, and since Bob and I lived across the hall from each other while working at the public health hospital while in dental school, I could probably add a tale or two. My love and prayers to the family.
Ruth Kathmann left a message on June 2, 2020:
Dear JoAnn and family, I can imagine the loss you all feel at Bob's passing. He was always full of joy and life. I looked forward to seeing you both at the Class of 60 reunion. His smile and spirit lit up the room. The Class of 60 was special, made so by the wonderful guys who comprised it. Bob figured mightly in many of the tales that were told by that Class. His obituary was wonderful. He obviously led a full and meaningful life. I know he is with the Lord he served so well. My prayers are with you all. Ruth Kathmann,(Mrs. Mil Kathmann)
Terry Walsh left a message on June 2, 2020:
Jo Ann, Sincere condolences on Bob's loss, may he rest in peace. We were "Loyola Class of '60" classmates with many memories of those days together. It was always good to see you and Bob at our reunions. What a full life he shared with his loving family. Terry Walsh
Joseph F. Diaz, DDS left a message on June 1, 2020:
It was with deep sadness that I learned of your great loss. Bob was a classmate of mine and a great member of the Loyola Dental Class of 1960. My thoughts, feelings and emotions are with the La Costa family. Joseph F. Diaz, DDS Tampa, FL.
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Mike Karam, D.D.S. left a message on June 1, 2020:
With deep regret at hearing of the passing of Bob, I offer my condolences to his family. He was a gasser, full of fun guy that I enjoyed being with at all times. Favorite trip was in my '55 olds 88 holiday coupe to Florida to Ft. Lauderdale (Where the boys are), in 1958, with myself, Esposito, Kathmann & Bobby. What a 4 day weekend!!! May Bob R.I.P. "Great Class of '60" mate, Mike Karam
Martin Veilleux left a message on May 3, 2020:
Bob LaCosta was a great man. I always loved talking to him and spoke to him every chance I could. Bob cared about others and wanted to hear about their lives. He reveled in your stories and adventures and was happy when you were happy. I also learned much from Bob and enjoyed hearing his view on a wide variety of topics. My wife and I were blessed when we met Bob and JoAnn.
Robert ,Jane Baker & Dawn Baker Eckel left a message on May 1, 2020:
To JoAnn and family. Our deepest sympathy go out to all of you. What wonderful memories you have . They will never be forgotten. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Jim naugle left a message on April 26, 2020:
I always liked fixing bobs cars we always talked about different cars. And all the car shows that we been to. I will truley miss. So sorry your loss. If i can be of any help please call me. Jim
Patrick Impreveduto left a message on April 25, 2020:
Your dad was a wonderful man. I got to know him as mayor of Holmdel, and as a parishioner of 8 am mass at St.Catherines. I will miss our weekly conversations prior to entering church May a God Bless him and your entire family Rest In Peace Bob
James Lavin left a message on April 25, 2020:
Bob will be surly missed as an amazing friend, St Andrews Group and fellow practitioner at St Catherine’s. Occasionally I would see home drive through our driveway with one of his collector vehicles and wave. At the church silent retreats you saw his blaming smile all the time. He was truly person of warmth you would always want to be with. We would also be joking around and laughing, I can’t go on writing knowing I won’t see him again. He is with God !
Donna Riordan Family left a message on April 25, 2020:
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Donna Riordan Family left a message on April 25, 2020:
My prayers and Condolences to the family,please give Mom my love I so regret not seeing her while I was back in Jersey ,please could you pass on my phone number I would love to be able to hear from her 1-252-257-4955 thank you and again my prayers may Dad R.I.P. ✝️
Vanessa Drew left a message on April 24, 2020:
Dear Joanne & LaCosta Family, Although I have only known you & your husband for a short period of time through St. Vincent De Paul gatherings You both were always so warm and welcoming to me. My heart goes out to you all for the loss of a great man who lived a great life. Thank you for sharing his story ... I had no idea but he was truly a very special man. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys and although Bob may be gone from this earth you can be sure he will be with you all forever, watching over you and sending you signs! It was a great honor to have known him. God bless you all. Love Vanessa
Michele Moehler left a message on April 24, 2020:
Such an incredible man and role model. Always so pleasant and happy. I can hear his cheerful voice in my head. May you rest easy in Heaven Bob. You will be missed and your legacy will be carried on by your amazing family and loving wife. God bless you all!
Mike Giannico left a message on April 20, 2020:
To all in the LaCosta family, I wish you peace and comfort in your time of grief. My condolences and prayers for you all.
Mary & George Boggio left a message on April 19, 2020:
What a beautiful human being! We have known Bob for more than 45 years and never heard him say a negative thing about anyone. We will always remember his wonderful smile and contagious laugh. We met Bob through tennis and other Holmdel activities. Bob, enjoy your tennis game in heaven with George, Dennis, and Hank.
Dawn Zelinski & Jeff Drew left a message on April 14, 2020:
Dear Joann & Family, We are so sorry to hear about Bob. We'll always remember how his smile could light up a room. We know there are no words to truly comfort, but know you are in our thoughts and prayers. With sympathy and love, Dawn & Jeff
Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home left a message:
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