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William "Bill" Joseph Costello

March 18, 1935 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 82)

William “Bill” J. Costello, 82, of Crystal Lake, formerly of Chicago, passed away February 9, 2018.   He was born in Chicago on March 18, 1935 to the late William John Costello and Mary Hogan. 

Bill graduated from St. Philips High School in 1953.  He was drafted into the Army in 1958 and was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  

On January 30, 1965 he married Joan Harlin.  They made their home in Chicago and raised three boys.   In 1997 they moved out to Crystal Lake. 

Bill spent his whole career in the printing business.  He was member of the Local 458M GCIU and Local 727 Teamsters unions.   He loved big band and classical music and was a lifelong fan of the Cubs.

Survivors include his wife, Joan; sons, Bill Jr. (Kate), John (Susan), and Mike; grandchildren, Kyle (Lizzie), Kelsey, and Trevor; and many nieces and nephews. 

Services for Bill will be held privately. 

If  you would like to send a memorial, donations can be made in Bill’s name to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at


Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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