Robert C. “Robbie” Costango, Sr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Robert C. “Robbie” Costango, Sr.

September 11, 1956 - February 3, 2023

Robert C. “Robbie” Costango, Sr., age 66, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, on September 11, 1956, he was a son of the late Frank and Virginia (Patterson) Costango. Robbie started his career in 1974 at Diamond Shamrock, PVC Division, in Delaware City, where he was a chemical operator and supervisor. He then worked as a maintenance specialist with D and S Warehouse in Newark, followed by employment with TekSolv, where he retired in 2015, as an equipment logistics specialist. Robbie was an active, life member of Delaware City Fire Company.

In addition to his parents, Robbie was preceded in death by his wife, Cheryl Ivy (Neel) Costango and brothers, George and Jeffrey Costango. He is survived by his sons, Robert Craig Costango, Jr. (Mishna) and Brandon Costango (Kirsten); siblings, Donna Smith, Tony Costango, Sue Norris, and John Truluck; and grandchildren, Gavin, Seth, Xavier, Joey, Tommy, and Elizabeth “Sissy” Costango.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 noon on Friday, February 17, 2023, at Delaware City Fire Company, 815 5th Street, Delaware City, DE, where a memorial service will be held at 12 noon, with a reception to follow. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robbie’s memory to Delaware City Fire Company, P.O Box 251, Delaware City, DE or online by clicking here.


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10 Condolences for Robert C. “Robbie” Costango, Sr.

  • Craig /Mishna & Brando/Kirsten and the entire Costango Families; may the love and grace of God’s blessings be with you all. Keep the faith and know that Robbie and Ivy are together with the Lord. Sending our heartfelt condolences and prayers.
    The Haman Family of Delaware City

  • To Robbie Costango’s family I’m sending prayers and hugs to the family of Robbie he was a great man Now hes with his love ivy Love the Costango family
    From the
    Finner family

  • Sending prayers to the family. Bob was a great guy.

  • My condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Robbie, he was a great guy and he will be missed.

  • Rest in peace brother. Even though I knew this time was coming, it doesn’t make it any easier. You were a good man Robbie. Thanks for over 40 years of friendship. Going to miss you.

  • Dear rob Costango family, I was really sad when I heard of your Dads illness. Rob worked with my husband Ron Ashley years ago at Diamond Shamrock till it shut down years ago. Ron passed back in 2015 from the awful cancer disease he got from the plants products, along with many others of working there. I know your Grief is overwhelming but many prayers and God’s help it will help You all day by day. Sincerely Dottie Curlett Gardiner Ashley

  • So sorry for your loss. Hope all will find peace during this difficult time.
    From the Moses family

  • Condolences From Fay and Phil Cruchley

  • I am so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was such a nice man. He was so proud of his grandchildren and always spoke of them to me. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Sending prayers and condolences to the family.