In Loving Memory of Rudolph A. Costello

June 01, 1930
Bridgeport, CT
December 04, 2019
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Sunday 3-7 p.m.

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

December 08, 2019


Spear-Miller Funeral Home

Funeral Service

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

Monday, December 9, 2019 11:00 a.m.


Mountain Grove Cemetery

2675 North Avenue,
CT 06604

December 09, 2019

Family Gathering


Fairfield Police Benevolent Association

100 Reef Road,
CT 06824

Rudolph A. Costello

Rudolph A. Costello, age 89, of Fairfield, beloved husband of 62 years to Carol Kenhart Costello, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Anthony and Lucy Costello, he had been a lifelong Fairfield resident. A graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School, Rudy served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He served from 1956-1984 on the Fairfield Police Department, retiring as a detective. He was a member of American Legion Post 143, the Police Benevolent Association and the Police Association of Connecticut. Rudy was an avid golfer and played often with his buddies at Fairchild Wheeler. He loved working in his garden and was especially proud of his tasty tomatoes! Survivors in addition to his loving wife Carol include two beloved sons, Rudolph Costello, Jr. and his wife Susan of Norwalk and Gary Costello and his wife Rosemarie of Monroe; five cherished grandchildren, Michael and his wife Chelsea, Kevin, Thomas, Steven and Jennifer Costello; a brother, Christopher Costello and his companion Maria of Stratford, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his four brothers, Dominic, Joseph, Benjamin and Anthony Costello, Jr. A funeral service will be held Monday, December 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield with the Rev. David Spollett officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends may call Sunday from 3-7 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers friends may consider a donation in memory of Rudolph Costello to the Fairfield Police Benevolent Association, 100 Reef Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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  1. I am sending my sincerest sympathy to the Costello family. I will always remember how kind Rudy was to my dad (Bob) during his terminal battle with cancer. Not only were they co-workers, they were friends.
    May God and good memories always bring you comfort.
    Sincerely, Ellen