Dolores Ann Costanzo

Dolores Ann Costanzo, 75, of Chambersburg died on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, while in Taormina, Sicily, with her husband, Angelo.

She was born Dec. 15, 1938, in Lancaster, the daughter of Joseph and Mary DeNisio Costarella. She married Angelo Costanzo on Dec. 27, 1969.

Dolores was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School and became a practicing dental hygienist working in numerous schools and dental offices. She later earned a Bachelor of Education degree from Millersville University.

Dee had a great passion for traveling. Her favorite destinations included Jamaica, London and Sicily. Living in Shippensburg for 42 years, she attended many University football games, musical concerts and lectures. She was an active and engaged volunteer, logging countless hours at the Shippensburg University Foundation.

Dolores was the last living member of her immediate family. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Angelo; as well as her many dear friends.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, May 5, at Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg. The Rev. Daniel J. Menniti, S.T.D., Ph.D., J.D., and Father Thankachan Augustine Valonchalil will officiate. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg. Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the SU Foundation in support of the Costanzo Scholarship and mailed to 1817 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc.
112 West King Street Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 532-2211

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 29, 2014