linda Costesso Telford

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:45 PM


Linda Costesso Telford, 59, of Ogden, Utah, passed away on Friday July 5, 2013.

Linda was born to Mary and Dario Costesso of Ogden on April 15, 1954.She graduated from Weber High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University. After graduation, Linda joined the Peace Corps and spent two years in Lesotho, South Africa.

Linda was married to Joe Telford on November 8, 1982; they were married 20 years and were later divorced.

Linda has worked for the federal government for 30 years and most recently held the position as a labor relations officer for Hill Air Force Base.

Linda is survived by her mother, Mary R. Costesso; sons Matthew and Michael Telford; stepsons, Dustin and Ian Telford; brother, Dennis (Cecilia) Costesso; sisters, Mary Ann (Jeff) Ciuffreda and Jean (Fred) Drysdale.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Dario Costesso.

Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 514 24th St., Ogden. The viewing will be held Monday, July 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7 p.m at Aaron's Mortuary, 496 24th St., Ogden. Interment will follow the funeral at Ogden Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Aaron’s Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to St. Joseph or St. Mary’s Catholic Church or the Democratic National Committee.

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