John Anthony "Jack" Costello|
John Anthony "Jack" Costello was born June 13, 1921 on the family farm north of Sprague, Washington, the seventh of eight children of John and Elizabeth McDonald Costello. The family moved to Boone Avenue in Spokane in 1928, where he attended St. Aloysius Grade School, Gonzaga High School, and Gonzaga University. While serving in the U.S. Army in Europe as a First Lieutenant during World War II, he was decorated with a Purple Heart, two Bronze Star Medals, and the Silver Star for valor. After the war, he returned to Spokane and married Joanne Hennessey.
Services will be held in Spokane on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11 a.m. St. Peter Catholic Church, 3520 East 18th Avenue, Spokane. A reception will follow at the parish hall.
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Published in The Seattle Times on Apr. 21, 2013