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Louise Costa, Matriarch Of Pittsburgh Family Passes Away

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The matriarch of a politically influential Pittsburgh family has passed away.

91-year old Louise Costa was the wife of the late Allegheny County Treasurer Jay Costa, Sr.

Louise Costa
(Courtesy: Costa Family)

Costa also leaves behind six children, including her sons:

  • State Senator Jay Costa
  • Former City of Pittsburgh leader Guy Costa
  • Former State Representative Paul Costa

Louise Costa was known for her community service and for her Italian feasts.

Louise Costa
(Courtesy: Costa Family)

A viewing is planned for Monday and Tuesday at the Freyvogel Funeral Home.

A mass will be held Wednesday at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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