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Edward J. Costello

January 7, 2018

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January 14, 2018

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Mass of Christian Burial
January 15, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Mark's Church
1725 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02124

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COSTELLO, Edward John, known as "Eddie" to many, "Teddie" to his family, and "Floss" to many in his hometown of Galway, Ireland & on this side of the Atlantic, passed away suddenly on January 7, 2018 at the age of 78 in Lakeville, MA. Eddie was formerly of Dorchester & Quincy. Loving father to Barry of Quincy, and John & his wife Joan of Marshfield. Cherished grandfather to Declan and Sophie of Marshfield.

Visiting hours in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Sunday from 2-6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Mark's Church on Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. Interment in New Calvary Cemetery. Edward was pre-deceased by his brothers Martin & Michael. He is survived by his sisters Elizabeth & Connie of Galway, Mary & Bridget of Sydney, Australia,  Theresa & Angela of Romford, England. Also survived by his brothers Peter & Gerald of Galway. Caring uncle of Gerard of North Andover, MA, as well as numerous other nieces, nephews, and grandnieces & grandnephews around the world. Eddie worked for the MBTA for over 25 years as a bus operator. He was a proud member of Liam Mellows GAA, Fr. Tom Burke's Hurling Club, and a strong supporter of Galway GAA. Eddie was a longtime volunteer at the Irish Cultural Center and was the former secretary of the Boston Mayo GAA Club. He also had an excellent gift for producing beautiful, well-written short stories. One of Eddie's proudest accomplishments was earning a degree from Harvard Extension School while wearing his work boots to class after a day of digging trenches in the streets of Boston.

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