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Judith M. Costello

JUDITH M. COSTELLO (nee Padavick) age 85, beloved wife of the late Gene F.; loving mother of Laura Frederico, Gene W., Tom (Robin Eberhardt), Maryann (Ken) Hawley, and Carolyn (Tony) Grossi, and mother-in-law of Carmen Frederico  and Victoria Bradley; devoted grandmother of Jennifer (Chris) Vickers, Caitlin (Brian) O’Connor, Christopher (Calle) Hawley, Justin and Amy Hawley, Anthony and Maria Grossi, Taylor Costello, Nichole and Danielle Lensing and great-grandmother of Julia, Sam, Beckett, June, and Amelia; cherished daughter of the late Carl and Dorothy (nee Brown) Padavick; dearest sister of Dianne (Ed) Davis, Margaret (Louie) Wright, Janice (Tony, deceased) Patrecca, Mary Ann (David) Harrison, Joyce (Ronnie) Pirtle, Carl Padavick and the late Ralph (wife Cynthia, deceased) Padavick; dear aunt and great-aunt of many; preceded by her beloved dog Mitzie.

Judith was born on October 24, 1937 in Cleveland and passed away peacefully on March 5, 2023. She graduated from St. Angela Academy in Aiken, SC and lived in Wickliffe for over 62 years.  Judy and her husband were active in The Legion of Mary at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and were long-time members. Her favorite career was being a Mom of 5.  Judy enjoyed playing cards and crafting.  She liked listening to Elvis and Neil Diamond.  Her most enjoyment was her family and spending as much time as she could with her grandchildren.  Judy will be remembered as having a great sense of humor, being very independent, smart, strong, and one that could rarely stay mad.  She will be dearly missed by many family and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial Monday March 13, 2023 at 10 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 29850 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Judy at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) SUNDAY  2-4 & 5-7 PM.

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