Obituary of Joseph Costanzo
Joseph F. Costanzo, a resident of Burlington for 54 years, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center on Monday, February 2, 2009. The husband of the late Mary (Aiello) he was 83 years old.
Mr. Costanzo was born in Boston. He was the son of Italian Immigrants the late Francesco and Sebastiana Costanzo. He was raised and educated in Somerville. Mr. Costanzo was a veteran of World War II serving his country in the United States Army where he participated in the Rome-Arno Campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre. He was the recipient of the European-African Middle East Theater Campaign Ribbon with 1 Bronze Star. Mr. Costanzo and his wife settled in Burlington in 1955. He had a successful career as an Upholsterer. He worked for 25 years at the Wakefield Rest and then retired from Mods Upholstery in Cambridge. He was a big Boston Bruins Hockey fan. He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus in Burlington. Mr. Costanzo’s family was the center of his life. He enjoyed going dancing with his wife Mary. His grandsons were a very important part of his life and he loved to spend time with them.
Mr. Costanzo is the beloved husband of the late Mary (Aiello). He is the loving father of Joseph F. Costanzo, Jr. & his wife Mary of Burlington. He is the brother of the late Lucy Aloisi, Salvatore, Paul, James, & Michael Costanzo. He is the grandfather of Michael, Brian & Kevin Costanzo all of Burlington.
Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St., Burlington at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Memorials in Joseph’s name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 220 North Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760.