Edward T. Costello
  • Donations in Ed's name may be to the
  • MSPCA
    350 South Huntington Ave
    Boston, MA 02130

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“Dear Mabel Ethel, I am so sorry for your loss and I will be praying for you during this very sad time for you and your whole family. Love your...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: elsie coleman (gray) - FL

“Mabel, Mark and Christine, I am so sorry for your loss. I am also very sorry I did not make the wake or funeral but I just found out. Please know...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Amaru - Stoughton , MA

“Dearest Aunt Mabel, Mark, and Christine, I'm so saddened by the passing of Uncle Eddie. In all the years growing up, and all the countless stories...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Poterek - Troy, MI - Niece

“Aunt Mabel, Christine and Mark: I was saddened to hear the news of Uncle Eddie. He was incredibly kind, warm, and always happy! Not to mention...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Robin Wierzbicki and Leo Gadwa - FL

“So sorry for your loss. Ed was a special man. Enjoyed his company and have some good memories. We used to swap jokes and he made me laugh. He will be...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Michael and RoseAnn Castello - NY

“Our sincere condolences to Mabel, Mark & Christine. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Candace, Terry & Harry Fisher - MA

“Mable, Mark and Christine, My heart and my prayers are with you, Uncle Eddie was a very special man and I know you will miss him deeply. His memory...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Doris Costello Obsharsky

“Mabel, Mark and Christine, So sorry for the loss of your husband and father. Ed was a very kind person. It has been a pleasure living next door to...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Bob and Carol Cullen - Stoughton, MA

“A lifetime of fond memories of Ed as my kind, mostly funny, relaxed uncle are etched in my heart. Babysitting Chris and Mark was a pleasure and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Clauson - Renton, WA

“Mrs Costello, Mark and Christine, So sorry to hear about the passing of Mr Costello, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Jean (Barrett) Filolungo

“Dear Mabel and Family, Edward is gone, but his memory will always be with us. All the wonderful times we had together no one could ask for a...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: John & Joan Murphy - MA

“Mabel, Christine and Mark, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Ed. All of you are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Love, Vickie...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Victoria Johnson - E. Walpole, MA

“Mabel, Eddie and I use to compare notes about our noon-time walks at Wallboard. We had so much fun working together. He was a wonderful person and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Wendy and Rick Smith - Bellingham, MA

Dick and Mary Madden sending their condolences to Mabel and family. “Mabel and family, So sorry to hear the news of Ed's passing. You are in our every thought and prayer. Love, Mary and Richard ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Richard and Mary Madden - FL


Edward T. Costello, 81, died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the beloved husband and best friend of 54 years of Mabel E. (White) Costello. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Roslindale and a graduate of Roslindale High School. He was a Airman 1st Class in the US Air Force and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Mr. Costello worked as a supervisor for Wallboard Construction Company in Natick for over 36 years, retiring at age 65. He was a member of Painter's Local 577 in Weymouth. In his free time, he enjoyed traveling to Mohegan Sun and attending tribal and cultural events. He also enjoyed traveling to the Caribbean for many years. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed exercising at the Stoughton YMCA. He was a dedicated and beloved father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Mark E. Costello of Easton, and his daughter, Christine C. Varano and her husband Anthony of Duxbury. He was the grandfather of Kenneth E. Costello, Kyle P. Costello, Sara M. Varano and Amie F. Varano. He was the brother of the late Bernard M. and John Costello. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) Stoughton on Monday at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Stoughton at 10:30 AM. Visiting Hours Sunday 2-5 PM. Interment will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemtery, Bourne at 12:45 PM. Donations in Ed's name may be to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.