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Michael John Costello

Michael John Costello, 64, of Elyria, passed away at his residence, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after a long illness, with his family by his side. He was born March 30, 1950 in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Michael was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in Connecticut. He worked for Moen as a sales forecast analyst for 32 years. Michael loved golfing, traveling, baseball and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, and especially loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Lin (nee Vonya); daughter, Lisa (Lance) Fischer of Fort Wright, Kentucky; son, Michael of Cleveland; grandson, Nate Fischer; granddaughter, Lexi Fischer; brothers, James (Dorothy) of Stratford, Connecticut, Dennis of Waterbury, Connecticut, and Terry of Monroe, Connecticut; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Pauline (nee Krisavage).

Family will receive friends 5 until 8 P.M., Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where a Celebration of Michael's life will be held at 10 A.M., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the funeral home. Private burial will be at Brookdale Cemetery. Family suggests those who wish, may make donations to American Red Cross Lorain Chapter, 2929 W. River Rd., Elyria OH 44035 or Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, 2nd floor New York, N.Y. 10001-5004 or American Lung Association, P.O. Box 415, Sandusky, OH 44871-0415.

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