Mary Costello

November 25, 2009

Mary Costello

COSTELLO, Mary K., age 70 died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at James A. Haley Veteran Hospital, Tampa, FL. She was born in Chicago, IL, enlisted in the U.S. Army, graduate of South Chicago School of nursing; was nurse of the year at letterman General Hospital, San Franscisco, CA. She served one year in Korea. She had served as head surgical nurse for Dr. DeBake; former evening supervisor for Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL. She served in Vietnam for one year. In 1970 she married, James G. Costello and served a tour of duty in Germany. She has been a resident of Sebring since 1977 from Indianapolis, IN. She helped to establish the Women's Vietnam Memorial; a founding board member and member of Meals on Wheels and volunteer for Nu-Hope; she did mission work in Haiti and Ghana, a former Columbiette and a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, James G. Costello; sons, Andy Costello, Joseph Costello and James (Kymberlea) Costello all of Sebring; sister, Jean (Stanley) Jezeriorski, Darian, IL; grandchildren, James, Kavan, McKenna, Lea and Quentin. Visitation 4-7 pm, Monday at Morris Funeral Chapel. A mass will be celebrated 10:00 am, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Military Honors, 2:00 pm, Tuesday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. .


Death: November 25, 2009
Place of Death: James A. Haley Veteran Hospital
Occupation: nurse
Hobbies: helping others
Organizations: Women's Vietnam Memorial,
Meals on Wheels,
Nu-Hope, Columbiette,
St. Catherine Catholic Church

Survived By

James G. Costello, Spouse
Andy Costello, Son
Joseph Costello, Son
James (Kymberlea) Costello , Son
Jean (Stanley) Jezeriorski, Sister
James, Grandson
Kavan, Grandson
McKenna, Grandson
Lea, Granddaughter
Quentin, Grandson

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