Frank T. Costarino, of Vero Beach, Fl., passed away on Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014. He was born on October 14, 1914 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Andrew T and Lillian Costarino, one of five brothers and sisters. Frank graduated from Saint Francis’ Academy and enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941. He served in a variety of bases, primarily in the southern US and left the Army at the end of the war. He married Eileen Marie Maher on June 21,1941. Frank and Eileen had three sons. They lived in Brooklyn and Queens until moving to Manhasset in 1955. They lived in Manhasset for over 30 years before moving to Palm City, FL in 1988. They also had a home in Cutchogue, NY. Frank, his father, and two brothers owned and managed Hicks-Costarino Waste Paper Company, a company founded by his father and grandfather. Hicks-Costarino was a pioneer in paper recycling.
Frank was an avid golfer, who on his 75th birthday scored a 75 at the TPC Course Sawgrass. He also enjoyed painting. Frank was predeceased by his brothers Andy and Judd and sisters Irene and Mary Anne. Eileen Costarino died in August, 1990. Frank married the former Corneila “Dolly” Dimarzo in October of 1993. He is survived his sons Tom (McCormick, South Carolina) and John Andrew (Indialantic, Florida.) and their wives, and son David. Frank also had on wonderful granddaughter Jennifer Anne, of Charlotte, NC. He is also survived by Dolly and her two children.
Services are planned for one o’clock in the afternoon on 10 May at Saint John of the Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach, FL.