Beverly "Karen" A. Costello

January 1, 1941September 30, 2013

Beverly A. "Karen" Costello 72, of Peterborough, NH and formerly of California, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, following a long period of failing health.

She was born in San Francisco, CA, January 1, 1941, the daughter of Edward M. and Mary (Scully) Costello.

She is survived by her sister, Andrea Finerty of Rohnert Park, CA. Andrea may be contacted at She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, Edward Costello, Jr.

Private funeral services will be held in California.

For those who wish, donations may be made in Beverly’s name to the Parkinson Disease Foundation, 710 West 168th Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10032.

The Foley Funeral Home of Keene, NH is assisting the family with the arrangements.


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Beverly "Karen" A. Costello

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Mary Scully Alotis

November 3, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Linda Kepner

October 31, 2013

Karen helped me out when my daughter was born & I was all by my lonesome in Jaffrey. She would drop over every evening so I could fix myself a bowl of soup - which sometimes took me 45 min., I was so "out of it." I really appreciated her kindness. - Linda Kepner, LTK01@AOL.COM

October 9, 2013

I miss my sister.