Fairlawn Mortuary

180 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA


Clifford Allen Costley

July 11, 1937August 25, 2020

Clifford A. Costley, age 83 of Fairhaven, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness.

Cliff was born in Midland, Michigan, the son of the late Clifford and Harriet (Post) Costley, and was a United States Navy Veteran serving on the USS McGowan.

Cliff was employed as Welder with General Dynamics, Electric Boat at their Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI for over 25 years until his retirement. He was an avid golfer, loved the outdoors and was a good friend and father.

He is survived by his daughter Denise M. Truver of Tiverton, RI; a granddaughter Aelish Truver; a sister Cara Ghidotti of Dade City, Florida; two nephews Bryan and Bradley Hall; a niece Stephanie Hall-Warner and several cousins. He was predeceased by his son Christopher Costley.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his honor may be made to the Spina Bifida Association, 1600 Wilson Blvd., Ste 800, Arlington, VA 22209 or www.spinabifidaassociation.org


  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 5, 2020


Clifford Allen Costley

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Jackie and Michael Battles

August 27, 2020

Mike and I are sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I will keep your dad, you, and your family in my prayers. Losing a parent weighs heavy on the heart.
Jackie and Mike


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