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.


(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.


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


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