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Helen M. (Bromley) Costello

September 13, 1942 — April 24, 2024

South Boston

Of South Boston, formerly of Dorchester, died April 24, 2024.

Beloved wife of the late James M. Costello.

Loving mother of Michelle and her husband John Harrington of South Boston, Claudia Costello of Quincy, Tara Anton of Quincy, and the late Kathleen “Katy” Donovan.

Mother-in-law of William Donovan of South Boston.

Devoted “Grandma” of Conor and Meghan Harrington, Sean, Robert, and Laura Donovan, Jaime and Brian Anton.

Great-grandmother of Avelyn Keough.

Sister of John and his wife Cynthia Bromley of Mendon, and the late Laura Sever, Pliny Bromley, Richard Bromley, Rosemary Moore, and William Bromley.

Helen is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Helen’s life by gathering for a visiting hour in St. Brigid of Kildare Church, 841 East Broadway, South Boston, on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 9:00 A.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M.

Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:30 P.M.

Helen was a former secretary at St. William’s Church in Dorchester for many years and a longtime Eucharistic Minister at St. Brigid Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen’s memory may be made to Project Ellie at www.projectellie.org, to benefit those experiencing homelessness. Please navigate to The Michelle and Patti Collaborative on the website.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen M. (Bromley) Costello, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visiting Hour

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am

St. Brigid of Kildare Church

841 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am

St. Brigid of Kildare Church

841 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127

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Burial

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm

Massachusetts National Cemetery

Connery Ave, Bourne, MA 02542

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