Eric Costella

Obituary of Eric Edward Costella

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Eric Edward Costella passed away unexpectedly on January 8, 2023. He will be missed by many for his love of living life to the fullest with family and friends. Eric was born May 28,1974 and raised in Santa Cruz County growing up in Ben Lomond. He graduated from San Lorenzo Valley High School and attended Cabrillo College before settling in Scotts Valley. Eric taught himself to be a renaissance man of the Information Technology world developing a deep skillset in coding, web design and systems management. He worked for several companies throughout his career in Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Silicon Valley. His most recent job was at CyAs Tech where he enjoyed assisting the city and police of Scotts Valley. Outside of work, Eric enjoyed good food, fine wine, craft cocktails and quality conversation with friends and family. Eric is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth, son Ethan, and German Shepard Meadow. He is also survived by his adoring parents Ron and Cheryl Costella; sister Ann Costella, brother-in-law Robert Gordon; niece Erica Costella; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Vern and Vennie Dillman and Edward and Emma Costella. His love for life and good times will be missed by all who knew him. Friends and family are invited to the Visitation on Friday, January 27, 2023, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Santa Cruz Memorial 1927 Ocean St. Ext in Santa Cruz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 11:00am at St. John's Church 120 Russell Ave, Felton with burial to follow at Santa Cruz Memorial Park. A reception will then be held at Kissed By An Angel Winery 75 Mt. Hermon Rd, Scotts Valley from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a college scholarship fund for his son Ethan at, code Z1E-U2V.
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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 27, 2023
Santa Cruz Memorial Mission Chapel
1927 Ocean Street Ext, Santa Cruz
CA, California, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 28, 2023
St. John's Church
120 Russell Avenue
Felton, California, United States

Graveside Service

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Santa Cruz Memorial Park
1927 Ocean Street Ext
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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