Obituary Listings

Sylvia Mary Frade Costa
There are condolences waiting approval on Sylvia's Tribute wall
Obituary for Sylvia Mary Frade Costa

Sylvia Mary (Frade) Costa, 79, wife of the late Louis J. Costa, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Newington Rapid Recovery Rehab Center. Born in Gloucester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Mary (Vagos) Frade.

Sylvia lived in Middletown most of her life and worked at Middlesex Hospital as an LPN. She was a member of Saint John Church in Cromwell, a member of the Middlesex Vocal Chords for over ten years and was an avid reader.

Sylvia is survived by four daughters, Judy Bednarz and her husband, John of Newington, Sue Catullo and her husband, Alphonse of Columbia, Marianne Dipasquale and her husband, Dan of Wallingford and JoAnn Carey and her husband, David of Whitinsville, MA; nine grandchildren, Jennifer DeNovellis and Jillian Bednarz, AJ and Joey Catullo, Nichole and DJ Schrenker and Alexa, Michael and Courtney Carey; two great grandchildren, Jesse and Sicily and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband, Sylvia was predeceased by her sister, Rose Solwey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 29 at 10:30 am at Saint John Church in Cromwell. Burial will follow in the State Veterans’ Cemetery.

Family and friends may call on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cromwell
Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sylvia’s memory may be made to Saint John Church, 5 Saint John Court, Cromwell, CT 06416. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

Previous Events





5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cromwell Funeral Home

506 Main Street
Cromwell, CT 06416





10:30 AM
St. John Church

5 St. John's Court
Cromwell, CT 06416


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Sylvia Mary Frade Costa

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Sylvia

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.