Sr. Marion Patricia Costello, SSJ, 93 - Catholic Courier

Sr. Marion Patricia Costello, SSJ, 93

Sister of St. Joseph Marion Patricia Costello, 93, died at the congregation’s motherhouse on May 21, 2003.

Sister Costello entered the congregation from St. Patrick Cathedral Parish in 1927 and received bachelor’s degrees from Geneseo State Teachers College and Nazareth College and a master’s degree from LaValle University.
She taught at Holy Rosary and St. Agnes High School, Rochester; St. Mary, Canandaigua; St. Paul, Oswego; DeSales High School, Geneva; Elmira Catholic High; and Mt. Carmel High School, Auburn. She then taught French at Nazareth Hall for seven years before serving as receptionist and on the treasurer’s staff at the motherhouse.

She is survived by nieces and nephews and her sisters in the congregation.
Her funeral liturgy was celebrated at the motherhouse on May 24 with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 150 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618.

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