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John Martin "Big John" Costello
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1934
Barnum
Carlton County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2000
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA

John Martin Costello
Mass of the Christin Burial was held at 10a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at St. Augustine Church for John Costello, of Bakersfield, who died Dec. 2. Rev. John Schmoll officiated. Burial followed at Arvin Cemetery.
Mr. Costello, born in Minnesota, had resided in Kern County for 45 years. He was employed by Kirshenman Enterprises for 23 years as the dock foreman.
He is survived by his sons, Terry Bolin, Kevin Costello, Michael Byrd all of Lamont, Owen Costello of Bakersfield,; daughters, Vickie Heavrin of Taft, Patricia Costello of Bakersfield, and Valerie Torres of Lamont; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and his sisters Mildred Johnson of Oregon, Susanna Hemmings of Colorado, Catherine Carlson of Minnesota, Margaret Nooner of Arkansas and Dorothy McKinney of Washington.
Visitation was held Wednesday morning at Hopson-Anspach Family Mortuary Lamont.


In Memory

Lord,
Make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow you love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is discard, union;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much
seek to be consoled, as to console; to be
understood, as to understand; to be loved as to
love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in
pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying
that we are born to eternal life.
-St. Francis of Assisi

IN LOVING MEMORY
John Martin Costello

BORN
January 16, 1934
Minnesota

ENTERED INTO REST
December 2, 2000
Bakersfield, California

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Wednesday, December 6, 2000 at 10:00 AM
St. Augustine Church

OFFICIATING
Fr. John Schmoll

INTERMENT
So. Kern Cemetery/ Arvin

CASKETBEARERS
Terry Bolin Owen Costello
Kevin Costello Patrick Costello
Mike Byrd Albert Torres
Hopson-Anspach Family Mortuary, Lamont (bio by: RoxyT) 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Jay Costello (1877 - 1954)
  Lillian Elizabeth Cole Costello (1898 - 1981)
 
 Sibling:
  Margaret Winifred Costello Nooner (1921 - 2008)**
  John Martin Costello (1934 - 2000)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arvin Cemetery
Arvin
Kern County
California, USA
 
Created by: Belva
Record added: Jul 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7649110
John Martin Big John Costello
Added by: RoxyT
 
John Martin Big John Costello
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John Martin Big John Costello
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jan. 30, 2011
Happy Birthday Grandpa! We all miss you very much.
- RoxyT
 Added: Jan. 16, 2011
In Memory
- RoxyT
 Added: Jun. 24, 2006
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