Lawrence Ronald “Ronnie” Costello

Lawrence Ronald “Ronnie” Costello

Birth
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 11 Dec 2001 (aged 70)
Burial Minoa, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 42777375 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - December 20, 2001

Deceased Name: LAWRENCE R. COSTELLO

Lawrence R. "Ronnie" Costello, 70, of Bridgeport and Fort Myers Beach, Fla., died Dec. 11. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Niagara University and was awarded the Niagara Medal as the outstanding senior. He played in the National Basketball Association 12 years. He was free-throw champion several years and was named to the All-Star team six times. He worked 10 years as an NBA head coach and his teams won five Western Division Championships and the NBA World Championship. He was a member of the world champion Philadelphia 76'ers in 1966-67 and coached the world champion Milwaukee Bucks in 1970-71. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors: His wife of 38 years, Barbara C.; four daughters, Lesley Kirby of Florence, S.C., Pamela Helbling and Amy Costello, both of Orlando, Fla., and Colleen Costello of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Delores Pastuf of Pulaski; a brother, Thomas of Minoa; three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Church, Main Street, Minoa. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, Minoa. No calling hours. Russell H. Schepp & Son Funeral Home, Minoa, has arrangements. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088.


Family Members


Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: af
  • Added: 6 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42777375
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Ronald “Ronnie” Costello (2 Jul 1931–11 Dec 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42777375, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Minoa, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by af (contributor 47059011) .