Barbara Coster Valle

Barbara Coster Valle

printed 02/19/2021

Ocean Pines

Barbara Coster Valle, of Ocean Pines, Maryland, 81 years of age, left this world early in the morning of Feb. 15, 2021, after a long illness.

Born in Baltimore on Sept. 1, 1939, to Leonard J. Coster and Thelma Hasselbarth Coster, she raised her family in Towson, Maryland, and relocated to Maryland’s Eastern Shore after retiring from the Baltimore County Public Schools System, where she worked as a special education teacher for over 20 years.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gabriel Raymond Valle; her son, Raymond Lewis Valle, his wife, Deborah, and their two children, Samantha and Elijah, from Chandler, Arizona; her son, Gavin Edward Valle, his wife, Lea, and their sons, Benjamin and Nathaniel, from Dripping Springs, Texas; her brother, Leonard Coster and his wife, Ann, from Walnut Creek, California; her sister, Marcy Coster Schulz and her husband, Richard, from Columbia, South Carolina; and her sister, Judy Coster and her husband, Kenneth Klompus, from Baltimore, Maryland.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in mid-year, 2021, in Ocean City, Maryland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coastal Hospice to benefit the Macky & Pam Stansell House, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Maryland 21802.

Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service, 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, Maryland 21811. To send condolences to the family, please visit

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