Matthew E. Costello, age 39, longtime resident of Howell, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013 at his home. He was born November 3, 1973 in Ann Arbor, MI, the son of James C. and Sandra Lee (Hassinger) Costello III. Beloved husband of Tylene M. (Caillouette) Costello whom he married September 22, 2001 in Brighton. Loving father of Samantha Marie and Benjamin Eric Costello. Also survived by his canine companion “Zachary”; parents, James & Sandra Costello of Howell, siblings, James (Sheri) Costello of Alberta, Canada and Heather (Darrell) Jackson of Howell; grandmother, Laura Hassinger of Lake Placid, FL; father & mother-in-law, Mark & Linda Caillouette of Fowlerville; brother-in-law, Gary (Chris) Caillouette of Virginia; sisters-in-law, Marlene (Robert) Bradley of Middletown, OH and Michelle Rivera of Williamston. There are numerous nieces and nephews. Matt was a 1992 graduate of Howell High School, a member of the National Honor Society and earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University in 1997. Matt was a member of Boy Scout Troop #364 and earned his Eagle Scout . He was a Howell Police Reservist; receiving numerous comendations and awards. Also he was highly respected as co-manager for Krogers for the past five years. Matt was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church at 312 Prospect Street, Howell where funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. (visitation 10-11 a.m.). Visitation will be Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at MacDonald’s Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800). Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hero Foundation 2340 Mt. Royal, Waterford, MI 48429 in memory of Matt.