Peabody — Marie L. (Aucella) Costanzo, age 80, formerly of Danvers, died Saturday at her home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Angelo E. Costanzo. Born in Revere, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Rose Aucella. She had lived in Danvers for the greater part of her life.
Marie worked as a real estate agent for Carlson Real Estate in Peabody for many years until her retirement. Prior to that, she had worked for George Ahmed Realtors in Salem. Marie and her husband loved to dance and enjoyed traveling together. In her younger years she used to sing on WLYN radio. She will be remembered as a loving and caring person and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her five sons, John A. Costanzo of Peabody, Paul J. Costanzo and his wife Maria Mendonca-Costanzo of Peabody, Mark E. Costanzo of Beverly, Michael P. Costanzo of Beverly, and Anthony J. Costanzo of Lisbon, Maine; her daughters-in-law, Maria (Vercellone) Costanzo of Groveland, Gail Leuchars of Lynn, and Desiree Plouffe of Brentwood, N.H.; as well as seven grandchildren, Christopher, Adam, Anne, Joel, Elena, Anthony and Emma; one great-granddaughter, Natalia; two sisters-in-law, Mary Mostacci and Joanne Tice and many nieces and nephews including her goddaughter, Rosemarie Aucella. She was the grandmother of the late Sean Costanzo and sister of the late Edward, Victor, Albert and Phillip “Babe” Aucella.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Friday at 10AM from the Solimine, Landergan, and Richardson Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn, followed by a funeral service in East Baptist Church, Lynn, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Thursday, from 4-8 p.m. Those who prefer may make donations to Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Directions and guest book at www.solimine.com