Horia “Tony” Costescu
Mar 7, 1930 – Jan 31, 2017
Horia “Tony” Costescu, 86, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017. A native of Romania, he was born March 7, 1930 to the late George and Sofia Costescu. Mr. Costecu worked as an agricultural engineer for the government of Romania. Horia and wife moved to Wake Forest in 2001 to be closer to their daughters and grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 9:30 am Friday, February 3, 2017 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Father Daniel Florean will officiate. Burial will be in Wake Forest Cemetery.
Horia leaves to cherish his memory; his daughter, Lidia Popescu and husband Florian of Wake Forest, their children, Jessica Harris and husband Daniel, Gerard Popescu and wife Christina, and Christopher Popescu; his daughter, Ruxandra Davis of Wake Forest, her children, Anna Davis and Peter Davis; a brother, Dorin Michael Costescu and wife Nenita of NY, their children, Kevin Costescu and wife Amanda, and Michael Costescu; a sister, Mariana Carmaciu of Sweden and her children, Catalin Carmaciu and wife, Valentina, Bogdan Carmaciu and wife Mihaela.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Horia’s memory may be made to www.piedmontrefuge.org/donate.
The family will be present 6-8 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)