Susan Costello Obituary

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Native Staten Islander Susan Costello, 57, of Oradell, N.J., a retired hospital assistant director, died Tuesday in Englewood (N.J.) Hospital. Born Susan Vitale in Dongan Hills, she moved to Oradell in 1994. Mrs. Costello worked for three years as a manager at St. Vincent's Hospital in Harrison, N.Y., retiring in 2003. Prior to that, she worked for five years as a manager at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. She also worked for 15 years as the assistant director of St. Vincent's Hospital's psychiatric unit in West Brighton. Mrs. Costello graduated from New Dorp High School. She earned her...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Native Staten Islander Susan Costello, 57, of Oradell, N.J., a retired hospital assistant director, died Tuesday in Englewood (N.J.) Hospital.

Born Susan Vitale in Dongan Hills, she moved to Oradell in 1994.

Mrs. Costello worked for three years as a manager at St. Vincent's Hospital in Harrison, N.Y., retiring in 2003. Prior to that, she worked for five years as a manager at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan. She also worked for 15 years as the assistant director of St. Vincent's Hospital's psychiatric unit in West Brighton.

Mrs. Costello graduated from New Dorp High School. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Wagner College, Grymes Hill, and a master's degree from Adelphi University. She earned a second master's degree from Columbia University's nurse practitioner program.

An avid reader, she was a member of the Oradell Library Book Club.

"She was just a wonderful, warm human being who was loved by everyone," said her husband of 18 years, James.

Along with her husband, James, also surviving are her mother, Clare Vitale; one stepson, Michael Costello; two stepdaughters, Kristin Dinegar and Jennifer Morello; one brother, Nicholas Vitale; three sisters, Rosanne Burrell, Phyllis Vitale and Laura Kennedy, and two step-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday from the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Dongan Hills, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Dongan Hills. Burial will be in Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.

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