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POLAND - There will be a funeral service held on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, with Pastor Joyce Lawson officiating, for Ruth M. Costello, 56, who passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013, after a three-year courageous battle with cancer.
Ruth will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends.
She was born Jan. 9, 1957, in Youngstown and was raised in New Springfield, the daughter of Harold M. Sr. and Virginia J. (McCoy) Costello.
Ruth attended Springfield Local High School and was of the Lutheran faith.
She was employed for over seven years with Classic Bakery, helping them with sales, decorating cookies and whatever needed to be done, along with being a proud homemaker.
She was very talented in making and doing crafts, through needle work, crocheting, drawing and sewing which was a large part of her life. Ruth was always happy when she would be making items for her family, especially all her sons Halloween costumes.
Ruth truly loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed all those lunch and breakfast dates with her sisters, the family cookouts, along with playing and teaching her granddaughters how to draw.
She leaves behind to hold on to her precious memories, a son, Lance (Shannon) Costello of Poland; two granddaughters, Destiny and Lacie; a brother, Patrick F. (Sandra) Costello of Petersburg; four sisters, Shirley Ann Miles of Kentucky, Jacquelyn L. (John) Giannios of Poland, Carol (Joseph) Damore of Youngstown and Karen Kunder of North Carolina; many nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by a brother, Harold M. Costello Jr.; and an infant brother, Baby Boy.
Friends may call on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, from noon until 12:50 p.m. at the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman.
Burial will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown.
Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences to the Costello family.