Debra J. Costa, 59, of Niles, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at her residence. Debbie was born April 13, 1958 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Rosco James and Nancy (Goist) Pauley. She was a 1976 graduate of Liberty High School. Debbie worked for National Industrial Lumber Co. in North Jackson and had been an AKC dog breeder for Maltese and Toy Poodles. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Besides her mother of Liberty Twp., she leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Anthony J. Costa, children; Frank (Rachel) Pauley of Liberty Twp., Felicia (Michael Lewis) Costa of Girard and Anthony J. Costa Jr. of Niles, her sisters; Linda (Steve) Brooks of Girard and Darlene (Dave) Catron of Liberty Twp., and her grandchildren, Alexis, Mia, Isabella and Michael Jr. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, March 2nd, from 5:00 - 7:30 PM at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, where the funeral services will follow at 7:30 PM. Debbie will be laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery. Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.