28 Sept 2022

Tributes paid to 'legendary actor and mentor' as Laz Costello is laid to rest

Rest in Peace

Carlow Carlow Carlow

Laz Costello, RIP

Tributes have been paid to Laz Costello who has passed away peacefully in the loving care of Beechwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge.

Laz, formerly of Orchard, Leighlinbridge, will be sadly missed by his nephews Michael, Martin, Michael and Peter, nieces Mary, Brenda and Ann, grandnephews, grandnieces, great-grandnephew, relatives, kind neighbours and many friends.

In a statement, Carlow Little Theatre Society said it is "saddened to learn of the death of long time member, legendary actor, friend and mentor to many, Laz Costello".

They added: "Laz had a very distinguished CV with CLTS and is rightly considered one the finest actors ever to be involved in the society.

"Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam."

Funeral Mass was on Saturday at 10am in the Cathedral of the Assumption.

Burial afterwards in Leighlinbridge Cemetery.

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