Timothy C. Costello, 68, of Red Bank, passed away on June 24, 2021 at Riverview Medical Center. He was born in Red Bank to the late John and Gloria (Conway) Costello. Tim was a 1971 graduate of Rumson Fair Haven High School. A stellar athlete, Tim was a Varsity football and basketball star. He was inducted into the Bulldog Hall of Fame and held the track and field javelin record for many years. Following high school, Tim attended the University of Dayton. An accomplished carpenter, Tim worked alongside many friends for Red Bank Union Local #2250 for 30 years. A lover of all music, Tim often enjoyed playing the guitar. He was a music trivia wiz and rock and roll collector. Early Saturdays, Tim could be found on the golf course with his buddies.
He is predeceased by his siblings, Jackie Lake and Terry Costello and his nephew, Will Jakubecy. Surviving is his beloved wife, Carol Costello and his loving daughter, Kerry Costello, his dear siblings, John Costello and Joy Jakubecy and her husband Bill and his sisters in law, Ann Farrell and Beth and Mark Bergslein. Also surviving is a crowd of adoring cousins and many nieces and nephews all of whom will miss his famous mustache kisses. He leaves behind a wealth of loving friends, and he’ll be missed by many at Val’s Tavern where he shared great stories and a few beers.
Visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07702 on Wednesday June 30, 2021 from 4 – 8 pm. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday July 1, 2021 at 11:00 am. Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in Timothy’s memory to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, N.Y. 10087-7106 or Riverview Medical Center, One Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
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