Dorothy DaCosta

Dorothy DaCosta (nee Ference), 95, of Dushore, PA, formerly of Northvale, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2024. Beloved wife of 64 years to Donald G. DaCosta, Sr. Devoted mother of Donald, Stephen, and Michael and his wife Claudia.  Dearest grandmother of six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Dorothy was an amazing wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend.

Visiting hours are Friday, July 12, 2024 from 10 AM to 12 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ. A Funeral Service will be held at 12 PM with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to in Dorothy’s memory.


  1. Valerie G. Campoli

    Sorry for your loss.

  2. Blanche Kramer

    With Sincere Condolences to the family! So Loved/So missed!
    Love from Dorothy’s Niece…Blanche!

  3. So sorry for your loss… She will always be remembered as a loving wife and mother to her children… Rest in peace ❤️

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