Patricia Costello

Obituary of Patricia Costello

Patricia A. Costello, 82, of Dougall Rd., Auburn, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at The Commons on St. Anthony. Born in Auburn, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Amy Spearing O'Connor. She was a graduate of Union Springs High School and cherished the busy years of raising six children. Pat loved to shop and watch Western movies. She enjoyed all crafts, particularly sewing, crocheting, and needle work. She was a former communicant of St. Isaac Jogues Church and Sacred Heart Church. Pat enjoyed the company of family and friends and her cherished pets, specially her cat, Miss Lilly. She is survived by six children, Cathy (Gary) Crane, Thomas (Jacqueline) Costello, Timothy (Jenny) Costello, Amy (David) Riley , Brenda (Ronald) Bowers and Sarah (Paul) Diffin; three sisters, Helen "Peggy" Clingerman, Virginia (David) Monroe and Kathleen "Dolly" Davis; 18 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Pat was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Thomas E. Costello in May of this year, by her son Dale Raymond, brothers, James and Edward "Teddy" O'Connor and by her sister, Anna O'Connor. There are no calling hours and a private family service will be held at a later date. Langham Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Contributions may be made to the Finger Lakes Humane Society (SPCA) in memory of Pat. To leave a condolence for the family please visit
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