H. Robert Costa, 94, of North Providence, died Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Ann (Macioci) Costa. Born in Smithfield, he was a son of the late Manuel H. and Elva (Rich) Costa.
Robert was a manager for Distinctive Embedments and Master Cast before retiring. He was a Marine Corps veteran of WWII, where he was wounded in combat engaging the enemy in Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa, to liberate the south Pacific. He was a member and past commander of the Elmwood Chapter of the American Legion.
Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, Susan A. Franchetti, a son, Robert M. Costa and his wife Aneta, all of North Providence, a grandson Gregory Franchetti, Jr. and his wife Melanie, and a great-grandson Nicholas Franchetti.
A visitation will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 9 to 10 AM in the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence, followed by a burial with military honors in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.
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