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Daniel DeCosta

December 7, 1969 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 52)


Daniel P. Decosta, 52, died unexpectedly at home on December 15, 2021. He was born in Portland Maine on December 7, 1969 to John and Nancy (Carpenter) Decosta. He grew up in Gray, Maine and graduated from Grey-New Gloucester High School, class of 1988. Dan was an entrepreneur his whole life. He has owned and operated several businesses over the years. He currently owns The Break Exchange.

Dan was a talented musician and according to his daughter, Whitney, he had a powerful singing voice. Previously, he was the choir director for First Baptist Church of Portland, Maine and currently helped to lead the worship at Summit Community Church of Gorham, Maine on some Sundays. He will be remembered for being a man of faith and a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle.

Dan is survived by his wife, Audrey DeCosta of Scarborough; his daughters, Kyra DeCosta and her husband Glenn Harmon of Scarborough, Whitney DeCosta of Scarborough; his sons Tucker DeCosta of Augusta, and Simon DeCosta of Scarborough; his grandchildren, Bennet, Xander, and Reily Harmon and Fiona Decosta; his parents, John and Nancy Decosta of Wiscasset; his brother, Richard DeCosta and his wife Christine and their children Lyndie and Malcolm; and many loving relatives of the DeCosta family. He is also remembered fondly by is many in-laws.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at A. T. Hutchins Funeral Home, 660 Brighton Ave, Portland. Masks will be required inside the funeral home. To join the family virtually, please visit the A. T. Hutchins Facebook page or visit the A. T. Hutchins website under Daniel’s obituary page.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Dan memory can be made to Nav Neighbor’s Initiative of Maine at, or by mailing a check out to “The Navigators” to: Southern Maine Navigators, 43 Clay Road, Gorham, Maine 04038.

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Memorial Service
December 22, 2021

12:00 PM
A.T. Hutchins Funeral home
660 Brighton Ave
Portland, Maine 04102

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