Carmen  Del Costello

Obituary of Carmen Del Costello

      Carmen Del Costello, 91 of Amsterdam passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at the EL Wilkinson residential Rehabilitation facility in Amsterdam following a brief illness.

     Born on August 28, 1929, a son of the late Michael Del Costello and Serafina Frescura Del Costello.  He was a lifelong resident and attended Amsterdam schools.

   He was a communicant of Saint Michael the Archangel Church in Amsterdam and Saint Stephen’s Church in Hagaman New York. He was a dedicated Sacristan and Caretaker of Saint Joseph‘s and Saint Michael the Archangel Church and Cemetery for over 25 years.

       On June 4, 1950 he was united in marriage to the love of his life Mary Jane Neri Del Costello. They enjoyed 56 years of marriage until her passing on October 31, 2006.

       He leaves behind his son Philip Del Costello(Susan) of South Carolina and his daughter Donna Krajewski (Charles) of Amsterdam. His grandchildren Renee Pacillo(Adam Rose), Sara Del Costello, Lindsay Krajewski (Steve Teabout) all of Amsterdam and Todd Krajewski of Mayfield.  His great-grandsons Anthony and Vincent Pacillo and Dillon Krajewski-Teabout as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.

     Besides his parents he was predeceased  by his his siblings, Frank Del Costello, Albert Del Costello, Vincent Del Costello, Michael Del Costello, Antoinette Dabiere, Lena Del Costello, Carmella Del Costello,  Herman Del Costello and  Dominic Del Costello.

Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family. Private interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Amsterdam.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010.  Memorial contributions may be made in Carmen's memory to the Montgomery County SPCA, P.O. Box 484, Amsterdam, NY 12010.   Please leave condolences online at

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