Friday, May 26, 2017

BRAIN TWIZZLERS BY PROF J.D. FLINT JUNE 8, 1941




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LAUGHLINES PART TWO THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER JUNE 8, 1941 PAGE 21



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Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Genealogy of John Joseph Costello Westminster Cemetery Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA

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Father of 3 Time Gold Olympic Medalist
Paul Vincent Costello
Cousin of 
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Father of 
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John Joseph Costello
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Mrs. Johannah “Hannah R. Halon Costello
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1. May Virginia Costello

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2. Paul Vincent Costello

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Elfreda "Freddie" M Glaser Costello

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3,John Louis Costello

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Wife
Tamar Day Costello
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Name: John Joseph Costello
Born: May 30, 1866 England
Died: April 17, 1923 4141 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse: Johannah “Hannah” Halon
Parents: Michael Costello, Mary Quinn
Occupation: Salesman
Cause of Death:  Acute Dilatation of the Heart
Date of Burial: 4 Jan 1923
Age at Death: YRS: 56 MOS: 0 DYS: 13
Pennsylvania Death Record#: 1442
Funeral:  Saint Bridget’s Catholic Church
                 3667 Midvale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129
Mortuary:  C H McILvaine
                    420 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Informant: John “Jack” Costello Deceased Son
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Int# 15332
Date of Interment: Jan 4, 1923
Name of Deceased: John J. Costello
Residence# 4141 Ridge Ave
Place of Interment:
Lot# 548
Section#: 11
Location: South East ½
Age 56
 Grave# 9
Undertaker# C H McILvaine
Lot Holder John J. Costello

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701 Belmont Avenue
Bala Cynwyd Montgomery County Pennsylvania  USA
Postal Code: 19004
Phone: 610-667-0550

The Philadelphia Inquirer January 2, 1923 Page 27

COSTELLO. —Jan 1, John J. husband of Hannah R. Costello [nee’ Hanlon]. Relatives and friends, also societies of which he was a member, invited to attend funeral. Thur., S A.M. From late residence, 4141 Ridge ave., Falls pf Schuylkill. Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Bridget’s Church. 9:30 A.M. in Westminster Cem.

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OBITUARY

JOHN J. COSTELLO

Was All-Round Athlete and Father of Olympic Champion Oarsman
John J. Costello, father of Paul V. Costello, the Olympic Champion oarsman, died early yesterday morning at his home, 4141 Ridge avenue, Falls of Schuylkill, after an illness of six weeks.  Death was due to anemia.  He was 56 years old.

Mr. Costello was himself an all-around athlete.  He assisted in the organization of the Philadelphia Swimming Club, of which he was a charter member, and was at one time boxing instructor of the “Schuylkill Navy.” Mr. Costello at one time conducted a gymnasium at Fifteenth and Arch Streets, where he taught the boxing game to several men now prominent in pugilistic circles.  He was said to have been possessed of one of the best physiques in Philadelphia at one time, and frequently posed in statuary tableaux in amateur theatricals.

For three weeks Mr. Costello had been a patient at Misericordia Hospital, but was taken to his home prior to his death.


He was a member of Santa Maria Council of Knights of Columbus: Holy Name Society of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church.  The Young Men’s Literary Institute of the same church and was for the last twenty-three years a clothing salesman.

Mr. Costello is survived by his widow, Hanna R.; a daughter May V. Costello and two Sons. Paul V. and John L. , all of who were at his bedside when he died.


Name: Johannah “Hannah” Halon
Born:  17 Jan 1867 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 27 Sep 1924 Hospital of the U of P
                                  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse: John Joseph Costello
Parents: Corndios Hanlon, Catherine C. Conner
Occupation: Housewife
Cause of Death: Myocardial Failure
Date of Burial: 30 Sep 1924
Age At Death: YRS: 54 MOS: 9 DYS: 10
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Funeral:  Saint Bridget’s Catholic Church
                 3667 Midvale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129
Mortuary:  C H McILvaine
                    420 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Informant: Paul Vincent Costello Deceased Son
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Postal Code: 19004 
Phone: 610-667-0550


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COSTELLO.—Sept. 28. Hannah R.. wife of the late John J. Costello [nee’ Hanlon]. Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral. Wed.. 8 A.M.. late residence. 4143 Ridge Ave., Falls of Schuylkill.  Solemn requiem mass at St. Bridget’s Church. 9:30 A.M. Int. Westminster Cem.

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Married: 1891
Issues: May Virginia, Paul Vincent and John Louis Costello


Children

1.      May Virginia Costello
Born: December 27, 1892 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: November 28, 1960 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse:  Single
Parents: John Joseph Costello, Johannah “Hannah” R Hanlon
Occupation: Housekeeper
Cause of Death: Massive Cerebral Hemorrhage
Date of Burial: December 2, 1960
Age at Death: YRS: 68
Pennsylvania Death Record#: 106680-60
Funeral:  Saint Bridget's Catholic Church
Mortuary: M. J. Seymour
                  3711 Midvale Ave
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Social Security #: Jun 1937: Name listed as MAY VIRGINIA COSTELLO
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Date of Interment: October 1, 1924
Residence: 4141 Ridge Ave
Place of Interment:
Lot# 548
Section#: 11
Location: South East ¼  
Age: YRS: 54
Grave #: 8
Undertaker#: M.J. Seymour
Lot Holder John J. Costello

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  PAUL VINCENT COSTELLO  COUSIN OF JOHN B. KELLY SR.  FATHER OF HRH PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO.




2.      Paul Vincent Costello
 Born: December 27, 1893 East Falls, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 15, 1986 Medical College of Pennsylvania
                                    East Falls, Philadelphia, USA
Spouse:  Elfreda "Freddie" M Glaser
Parents: John Joseph Costello, Johannah “Hannah” R Hanlon
              Occupation: state Department of Internal Affairs
                                      Selling Automobiles
                                      deputy coroner
Cause of Death: Cancer
Date of Burial: April 17, 1986
Age at Death: 92 years, 3 months
Pennsylvania Death Record#:
Funeral: Saint Bridget’ Catholic Church
                3673 Midvale Ave, East Falls, Pennsylvania
Mortuary: McILvain Funeral Home
                   3711 Midvale Ave.
                   East Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
Social Security #:  Number: 163-05-1290; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: Before 1951
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Interment: April 18, 1986
Name of Deceased: Paul V. Costello
Section: 11
Lot# 548
Grave #4
Age 92
Permit# 8
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Next of Kin Wife Elfreda Costello
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Date of Death: April 15, 1986
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P AUL COSTELLO, 92 WON THE GOLD AT 3 OLUMPICS

Paul V. Costello, 92, the first competitor to “take the gold” at three consecutive Olympic Games, died yesterday at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital.  He lived in the East Falls section, where he had been born.

An oarsman, Mr. Costello won gold medals in doubles rowing at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp Belgium, and the 1924 Olympics in Paris During both, he was paired with another great oarsman his cousin John B. Kelly Sr. [Father of HRH Princess Grace Patricia Grace Kelly].

In the 1928 games he paired in doubles competitions with another cousin Charles H. McIL vaine.  McILvaine and Costleo won the event at Sloten Holland, a town outside Amsterdam.

The victory Made Mr. Costello the first man to win gold medals at three Olympic Games in a row.

He held other titles as well. He won the single sculling championship in 1924.

Competing on behalf of the Penn Athletic Club, he repeatedly scored victories on the Schuylkill until he retired in 1932 at the age of 38 From the point he rowed for personal pleasure.

Mr. Costello, who maintain a summer residence at Ocean City, N.J. believed in keeping in fit . Until he was in his late 80’s, he swam three or four times daily in the surf.

Nothing beats swimming for staying in shape, “he told an interviewer.

His physical fitness paid off.  When Resorts International honored the more than 100 American gold medal
w inners in 1989, Frank Sinatra had special honors for Mr. Costello at 84, he was the oldest champion at the Casino in Atlantic City.

He explained that in addition to swimming for exercise, he had taken up bicycle riding.

Through the years, he held a number of jobs that gave him freedom to pursue his interest in rowing and other sports.  For a time he was in the Automobile business.  The he took a post with the state Department of Internal Affairs and a few months later switched to a post as deputy coroner.

Finally with the endorsement of John B. Kelly, city of Democratic Chairman/ he was appoint to a job as a tipstaff in Municipal Court.

He worked in the courts until he reached retirement age.

Active in sports organizations he served a vice president of the US Olympians and was a member of the US Rowing Associations. The Vesper Boat Club, the Men of Malvern and the East Falls Senior Citizens.


He was inducted into the Helms Hall of Fame in 1956 and elected to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1970.

He is survived by his wife, Elfreda “Freddie” Glaser Costello.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the McILvain Funeral Home 3711 Midvale Ave. A mass of Christian Burial Will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bridget’s Church, 3673 Midvale Ave.  Burial will be Westminster Cemetery Bala Cynwyd.


Married:  April 17, 1934 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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OARSMAN TO WED

Wedding Bells will ring Tuesday for Paul V. Costello, three times Olympic Champion, and Miss Elfrada M. Glaser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Glaser, of 4812 N. 12th St.

 John B. [Jack] Kelly, City Independent Democratic leader, who was Costello’s partner when they won the Olympic doubles in 1920, and was bow man for the win in 1924, is to be best man at the ceremony.  REV Charles J. McGinely rector of the Holy Child Catholic Church, Broad and Duncannon Sts. Will conduct the marriage service in that church 4 P.M.


Costello won the doubles crown in 1928, at Sloten, Holland, with Charley McILvaine, of Penn Athletic Club.  Costello is 38, and retired from rowing competitions in 1932.  He is associated with a West Philadelphia Automobile sales Agency

Costello now lives at 6917 Limekiln Pike. After their Honeymoon the Couple will live on Penn St., Falls of Schuylkill

THE FAMILY OF JOHN LOUIS COSTELLO


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3.      John Louis Costello
Born: 8 Jul 1903 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 5 Jun 1979 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse:  Tamar Day
Parents: John Joseph Costello, Johannah “Hannah” R Hanlon
Occupation: Board of Education
Cause of Death: Pending
Date of Burial: 2 Dec 1979
Age at Death: YRS: 76 MOS: 11 Days: 3
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Funeral: Saint John’s the Baptist Church
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Date of Interment: June 8, 1979
Name of Deceased: John L. Costello
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Section: 11
Grave#: 3
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Age: 76
Type Vault Belmont
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John L., June 5, 1979, of 5432 Vicaris St., husband of Tamar Day Costello, father of John L. Costello, Jr.; also survived by 2 grandchildren.  Relatives, friends and members of the F.O.P. Lodge No. 5, are invited to Mass of Christian Burial, Fri., 10 A.M., St. John the Baptist Church, 119 Rector St., Myk. Int. Westminster Cem. Expressions of Sympathy in the form of donations to The Sacred Heart Home for Incurable Cancer, 1315 W. Hunting Park Ave., Phila. 19140 would appreciated.

Married: 2 Jun 1934 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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2.      Paul Vincent Costello
 Born: December 27, 1893 East Falls, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 15, 1986 Medical College of Pennsylvania
                                    East Falls, Philadelphia, USA
Spouse:  Elfreda "Freddie" M Glaser
Parents: John Joseph Costello, Johannah “Hannah” R Hanlon

              Occupation: state Department of Internal Affairs
                                      Selling Automobiles
                                      deputy coroner
Cause of Death: Cancer
Date of Burial: April 17, 1986
Age at Death: 92 years, 3 months
Pennsylvania Death Record#:
Funeral: Saint Bridget’ Catholic Church
                3673 Midvale Ave, East Falls, Pennsylvania
Mortuary: McILvain Funeral Home
                   3711 Midvale Ave.
                   East Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
Social Security #:  Number: 163-05-1290; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: Before 1951

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PAUL COSTELLO, 92 WON THE GOLD AT 3 OLUMPICS

Paul V. Costello, 92, the first competitor to “take the gold” at three consecutive Olympic Games, died yesterday at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital.  He lived in the East Falls section, where he had been born.

An oarsman, Mr. Costello won gold medals in doubles rowing at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp Belgium, and the 1924 Olympics in Paris During both, he was paired with another great oarsman his cousin John B. Kelly Sr. [Father of HRH Princess Grace Patricia Grace Kelly].


In the 1928 games he paired in doubles competitions with another cousin Charles H. McIL vaine.  McILvaine and Costleo won the event at Sloten Holland, a town outside Amsterdam.


The victory Made Mr. Costello the first man to win gold medals at three Olympic Games in a row.

 He held other titles as well. He won the single sculling championship in 1924.


Competing on behalf of the Penn Athletic Club, he repeatedly scored victories on the Schuylkill until he retired in 1932 at the age of 38 From the point he rowed for personal pleasure.


Mr. Costello, who maintain a summer residence at Ocean City, N.J. believed in keeping in fit . Until he was in his late 80’s, he swam three or four times daily in the surf.

 Nothing beats swimming for staying in shape, “he told an interviewer.


His physical fitness paid off.  When Resorts International honored the more than 100 American gold medal winners in 1989, Frank Sinatra had special honors for Mr. Costello at 84, he was the oldest champion at the Casino in Atlantic City.

 He explained that in addition to swimming for exercise, he had taken up bicycle riding.

 Through the years, he held a number of jobs that gave him freedom to pursue his interest in rowing and other sports.  For a time he was in the Automobile business.  The he took a post with the state Department of Internal Affairs and a few months later switched to a post as deputy coroner.

 Finally with the endorsement of John B. Kelly, city of Democratic Chairman/ he was appoint to a job as a tipstaff in Municipal Court.

He worked in the courts until he reached retirement age. 

Active in sports organizations he served a vice president of the US Olympians and was a member of the US Rowing Associations. The Vesper Boat Club, the Men of Malvern and the East Falls Senior Citizens.


He was inducted into the Helms Hall of Fame in 1956 and elected to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1970.

 He is survived by his wife, Elfreda “Freddie” Glaser Costello.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the McILvain Funeral Home 3711 Midvale Ave. A mass of Christian Burial Will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bridget’s Church, 3673 Midvale Ave.  Burial will be Westminster Cemetery Bala Cynwyd.

 Married: 1934
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3.      John Louis Costello
Born: 8 Jul 1903 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
             Died: 5 Jun 1979 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
             Spouse:  Tamar Day
Parents: John Joseph Costello, Johannah “Hannah” R Hanlon
Occupation: Board of Education
Cause of Death: Pending
Date of Burial: 2 Dec 1979
Age at Death: YRS: 76 MOS: 11 Days: 3
Pennsylvania Death Record#:
Funeral: Saint John’s the Baptist Church
                119 Rector St.,
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COSTELLO
John L., June 5, 1979, of 5432 Vicaris St., husband of Tamar Day Costello, father of John L. Costello, Jr.; also survived by 2 grandchildren.  Relatives, friends and members of the F.O.P. Lodge No. 5, are invited to Mass of Christian Burial, Fri., 10 A.M., St. John the Baptist Church, 119 Rector St., Myk. Int. Westminster Cem. Expressions of Sympathy in the form of donations to The Sacred Heart Home for Incurable Cancer, 1315 W. Hunting Park Ave., Phila. 19140 would appreciated.



Married: 2 Jun 1934 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Issues:  John Louis Costello Jr.



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