Costello, Jamie

DAVENPORT — James V. “Jamie” Costello III, 56, of Davenport, died unexpectedly at home Sunday, August 8, 2010. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2010, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. Visitation will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home with the Rosary Service at 4 p.m. Private family burial will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
Jamie was born July 10, 1954, in Davenport, the son of James V. Jr. and Ruth Jean (Gold) Costello. He was united in marriage to Maura Bailey at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Davenport, January 26, 1974.
Jamie attended private schools and graduated from Central High School in 1972. He was associated with his father in C&H Construction Company for a number of years before forming James V. Costello Home Builders.
Jamie’s life was devoted to his family of five children, six grandchildren with two grandchildren expected this Fall, and to his Catholic faith. He was an active member of the Quad City Home Builders Association, along with volunteer support for Hearts and Hammers, plus Knights of Columbus activities. Jamie donated much time and effort to the parish he loved, Sacred Heart Cathedral.
Jamie is survived by his wife, Maura, and children, James V. the IV (Becky) Costello and Brianne (Christopher) Parchert, all of Davenport, Matthew (Abby) Costello, of Eldridge, and Megan Costello and Meridith Costello, of Davenport. His grandchildren are Annabelle Costello, James Costello, Brendon Costello, Nathanial Parchert, Andrew Parchert and Elizabeth Parchert.
Jamie’s sisters are Kathy (Joseph) Grubisich, Blue Grass, Amy Costello and Sally (William) Blink, his brother-in-law, Frank Hynek, his aunt, Sr. Marcia Costello, CHM, and uncle, Donald Costello, all of Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Rebecca Costello Hynek, Davenport.
Memorials may be to the Upside of Downs, P.O. Box 705, Bettendorf, IA 52722.
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