Angelo F. Costello, 82 of North Arlington, New Jersey formerly of Pennsylvania and raised in Kearny, New Jersey passed away on February 27, 2019 with his wife of 49 years, Carol (Van Volkenburgh) by his side. He was predeceased by his loving father, Mario; mother, Mary; brother, Martin and sister, Anne Louise. Loving father of six children, Angelo (Jill); Michael (Kimberly); Debbie; Daniel (Michelle), Mark and Martin. Beloved grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Angelo was a proud veteran of the United States Army reserve. A businessman his whole life, he owned the High Seas Restaurant, North Arlington but his true passion was construction, and was prominent in Kearny area as well as Bergen and Passaic counties. Angelo was also an avid hunter and fisherman and was a founding member of the Bergen County WaterFowlers.
Angelo was beloved by all who knew him, he was a kindhearted, gentle, loving person who always put his family first. He touched the hearts of many and inspired others to emulate him. He was a father of fathers, a leader of men who never ask anything of anyone, but gave his all to everyone. He will be missed by all.
Please join us in celebrating Angelos’ beautiful life at Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny from 2 to 6 pm on Sunday. Funeral Mass will be at Queen of Peace Church, Ridge Road, North Arlington, New Jersey at 11 am on Monday. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested you honor Angelo’s life with a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.