Mark Costello

Obituary of Mark Costello

Mark Philip Costello, 52 of 130 Ruggles Avenue, Newport, died Friday, June 15, 2007 at the Newport Hospital, after a six month battle with Lung cancer. He was born in Newport on December 7, 1954. Mark is the son of Nancy (Rhodin) Costello MacFarlane of Newport and son of the late Robert Costello. Mark was a graduate of Rogers High School, class of 1973, played on the varsity basketball and Tennis teams, and a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, class of 1978. Mark was a painting contractor in the Newport area for several years' right up until illness. He was a member of the Hillside Charitable Foundation of Newport was an avid sports fan, especially for his New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and New York Yankees. Beside his mother he leaves his brothers Dr. John R. Costello of Newport, Timothy P. Costello of Boca Raton, Florida and Kevin M. Costello of Lighthouse Point Florida, a sister Dr. Barbara J. Costello of Exeter, R.I. 3nieces and 2 nephews, several Aunts and Uncles. Visiting hours will be held in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., Newport on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mark's memory to The Hillside Charitable Organization, 18 Cross St., Newport, RI 02840.
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