Richard F. Costello, age 73, of Willow Grove, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away surrounded by his family on June 15, 2021.
Rich was a dedicated family man. Married for 52 years to Joyce, his life revolved around his children and grandchildren. He never missed being present at one of his grandkids events. After retiring, he took his passion for music and combined it with his dedication to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by volunteering to be a Disc Jockey at their events. He was known as DJ Richie Tunes and had the license plate on his red Corvette personalized to read IDJ4CF. Rich served his country proudly as a member of the U.S. Army.
Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Achilles); loving father of Cheryl (Wade) Shiley and Rick (Kim); devoted grandfather of Wade, Gianna, Amanda and Ava; dear brother of Ernie (Gail) Achilles and Gary (Cathy) Achilles.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM at Queen of Peace Church, 820 North Hills Ave, Ardsley, (at Fitzwatertown Rd.). Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Donations in Rich's name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Delaware Valley Chapter - Philadelphia Office, 2002 Sproul Road, Suite 102 Broomall, PA 19008. To share a memory of Rich, please visit www.tjfluehr.com
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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Delaware Valley Chapter - Philadelphia Office
2002 Sproul Road, Suite 102, Broomall PA 19008