Richard O. "Ratchet" COSTELLO, 61, of Genesee, PA, died Friday, July 6, 2018.
A service honoring Ratchet will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Genesee Fire Hall followed by a luncheon and time of fellowship.
Memorials may be made to the Genesee Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 9, Genesee, PA 16923 or Patterson Cancer Center, c/o UPMC Cole, 1001 East Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at
Born September 22, 1956, in Wellsville, NY, he was the son of John H. and June Sugden Costello.
Richard worked as a handyman and farmer. He was a member of the Genesee Township Volunteer Fire Company.
Surviving are: three brothers, John (Judy) Costello, Jr. and Rodney Costello, both of Genesee, and Dale Costello of Wellsville; two sisters, Donna Costello of Bradford, PA and Doris E. Emerson of Genesee; an aunt, Elsie Coleman of Springfield, PA; good friends, Scott Luce and Bob Ransom; nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three sibings, Donald J. Costello, Carl W. Costello, and Carol A. Costello; and his step-mother, Barbara Costello.