Newport News – Darlene Faye Costine 63, Beloved wife, mother, and nana passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ January 10 2007 after a three year struggle with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. Darlene was a great support to her family, attending many events for her grand children including sporting events and musical concerts, also to her church family at York Assembly of God. As a young adult she was the pianist for Portlock Nazarene, and was employed at Firestone Insurance for twenty years as an agent and retireing in 1996. She was loved immensely by her family and will be greatly missed. She is survived by her husband Eugene D. Costine, Jr., four children David Eugene Costine and wife Elizabeth of Newport News, Dianna Darlene Goodsell and husband Charles of Yorktown, Denise michelle Hernandez and husband Jose of Yorktown, Eugene D. Costine III and wife Teresa of newport News. Eleven grandchildren Michelle Woods; Heather and Holly Costine; Chelsea and Ashley Goodsell; Darion, Brianna and Cecilia Hernandez; Samuel, Alexander, and Jonathon Costine. great grandchildren Alyssa and Kayla Jamerson. Two sisiters Kay Hartman of Roanoke, VA and Gracie Jacobi of TN one brother Billy Basnight of Roanoke, VA , along with numerous neices and nephews.
The Family would like to thank Dr. Kessler and his staff at Virginia Oncology and the staff at Heartland Hospice. Also expressions of thanks to members of York Assembly of God, Bethel Baptist, the mother baby staff and others at Mary Immaculate for the wonderful meals, cards, and support.