Betty Rita Costa Donahue

Betty Rita Costa Donahue of Newburgh, NY passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Newburgh. She was 87 years old. Betty was born in Newburgh, NY on May 6, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Samuel & Alice Butts Daley.

Betty was a homemaker. She worked for IBM before retiring.

Survivors include her husband Thomas Donahue from the Town of Newburgh, her son Robert Thomas Costa, her daughter Dawn Marie Williams Ranco, brother Theodore Daley, 4 grandchildren; Jaime Mennerich, Mishelle Ranco Ward & Michael Ranco, Jr., Jonathan Costa, 4 great grandchildren; Brianna Livoti, Briene Ward, Adam Ward & Coree Ward and several nieces & nephews.

Betty was predeceased by her son John Delbert Williams, her brother Lawrence Hart & Larry Daley and her twin sister; Peggy Romaine Daley, and sisters; Marie Hart, Maynard Sabella, Harriet Daley Contey.

Calling hours will be held on Monday from 3pm-7pm at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro.

A mass of Christian burial will be offered onTuesday morning at 10am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Newburgh.

Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Newburgh.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Betty's name can be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 1 Sunrise Lane, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc.

(845) 236-4300, www.didonatofuneralservice.com