Thomas (Tom) F. Costello, Jr., 70, of Orlando, FL, passed away on May 6, 2018. Tom was born in Orlando, FL on August 29, 1947 to Thomas F. Costello Sr. and Frankie Joe (Harbin) Costello.
He graduated from Edgewater High School in 1966 and attended Orlando Jr College. Tom was married to Linda McCluskey Costello for 33 years, from 1967 to 2000.
He was drafted into the Army in 1968 and served in the Vietnam War until 1970. Tom worked in the Civil Service at the Orlando Naval Training Center. He retired as a truck driver after 25 years.
Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, barbecuing, carpentry, classic cars, and socializing with friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Tom is survived by his sons Thomas F. Costello III, Stephen M. Costello, and his grandson Travis B. Costello. The funeral service will be held at Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, 2811 E Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806.
Visitation will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 12:30 pm, with the funeral service to follow at 1:30 pm. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, following the services.
My condolences to the family. Rest In Peace.
Beth Tinklepaugh DavisRanger, GA
No more doctors, hospitals, pain, and sickness. Tom's trials and tribulations of life have come to an end. Today I will try to only think of the good times as he is layed to rest. Prayers and sympathy to all that will miss him.
Linda CostelloORLANDO, FL
What a character Mr. Tom was. The first time I met him, I liked him. He was so funny and such a friendly soul, to me, my wife and daughter. You will be missed by many, Mr. Tom.
Timothy HooverOrlando, FL
Prayers for your family in this difficult time.
Tim GreeneJamestown, NC
RIP dear EHS classmate and fellow veteran.
Les GableGulf Breeze, FL
My condolences. I will miss him.
Scott T KinsmanOrlando, FL
Frank WilsonOrange City, FL
Prayers to family and friends. Although I haven’t seen you in years, it’s always sad to loose another EHS Eagle. RIP Tom.
Linda Ecker AuerJasper, FL