DUDLEY – Debra A. (Menzone) Costen, 67, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, after a long illness. She was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Edward F. Costen who died in 2015. She is survived by three children, Timothy E. Costen and his wife Kelly of Charlton, Trisha A. Wilber and her husband Steven of North Grosvenordale, CT, and Meaghan M. Costen of Charlton; her mother, Lorraine (Levesque) Menzone of Southbridge; five grandchildren, Alexis Costen, Brett Costen, Jolie Wilber, Bryce Costen, and Cole Wilber; a great-granddaughter, Temperance Costen; one nephew and one niece. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Joseph Menzone, and graduated from St. Louis High School in Webster.
Mrs. Costen was an administrative assistant at Sturbridge Veterinary Hospital for several years, retiring earlier this year. She was active in the Special Olympics with her daughter, Meaghan. She enjoyed shopping and caring for her beloved dog Rocky and cat Bella. She loved her grandchildren above all and always enjoyed attending many of their games and activities.
Services are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the UMass Memorial Foundation, Cancer Research Fund, 333 South St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing the arrangements.