Obituary of Rita L. Costantino
Rita L. Costantino
Rita L. Costantino of Lower Makefield Township, PA died on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, PA. She was 72.
Born in Trenton, NJ, she was a graduate of Trenton High School.
She has resided in Yardley-Makefield for the past 42 years.
Rita and her husband Andy took great joy in raising their family in Yardley.
She was active in the community, serving for a time as a Republican Committeewoman in Yardley Borough, a member of Friends of Lake Afton, the Yardley Historical Association, and the final President of the Yardley Elementary School PTO. She spent several decades teaching preschool and was loved and respected by many families and children in the area. Rita was a talented writer, publishing in Accent Magazine as part of The Courier Times and later becoming a much-read columnist with her "Our Town" column featured in The Yardley News.
Rita is survived by her husband, Andrew S. Costantino; her son, Andrew Costantino of Jenkintown, PA and husband Ian Molish; three daughters, Marcia Robinson of Langhorne, PA and husband Michael, Beth Brunette of Lower Makefield Twp., PA and husband Glenn, and Paige Costantino of Yardley, PA and husband Chris Tretola, and five grandchildren, Eliza, Marissa and Amanda Robinson, and Alex and Jason Brunette.
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday from 8:30am to 9:30am at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley, PA. A Graveside service will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Hamilton Twp., NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Lupus Foundation of America at firstname.lastname@example.org
( https://www.lupus.org/tristate/make-a-contribution ), would be appreciated.