Frank X. Costanza

January 21, 1938 - June 15, 2022

01/21/1938 - 06/15/2022

Frank X. Costanza, 84, of Virginia Beach passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his home.

Born January 21, 1938 in New Jersey, he was the son of the late Frank and Anna Mannino Costanza.  He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Carmen Veit and Betty Lombardi.

Frank was a 20 year resident of the Eastern Shore where he was active with the local Kiwanis Club, serving as Treasurer for many years.  He also served on the finance committee of the Eastern Shore Rural Health for many years.  Following his move to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront in 2000, he attended St. Peter’s Catholic Church and Star of the Sea Catholic Church serving as Eucharistic Minister at both Parishs. 

Having served aboard the USS Fremont, APA 44, he was honorably discharged from Naval service with the rank of Lt. JG.  Following his service to his country, Frank worked as comptroller for GE in Suffolk and Haynes Furniture Stores.  He retired from Kellam Distributing Company on the Eastern Shore.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn F. Costanza; children and their spouses, Chris Costanza (Hope) of Chesapeake, Stacey Costanza Moore (Michael) of Hanover, VA, Greg Costanza (Ashley Batkin Costanza) of Norfolk; granddaughters, Kayla Costanza, Karlie Costanza and Elizabeth Moore.

A celebration of his life will be held at 6pm Monday, June 27, 2022.  Visitation will follow the service until 8pm.  You may visit his Tribute page at to share memories and offer condolences to the family.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association or to Eastern Shore Rural Health.

Altmeyer Funeral Home, Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA is honored to serve the Costanza family.


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Brenda Kincman
1 year ago

My sincere condolences go out to Frank’s loving family. Frank was an exceptional person I had the pleasure of working with at Kellam Co’’s . Loved him and Evelyn. Two of the finest people you would hope to know in life. God bless Evelyn and their family.

Liza Nottingham Soderstrom
1 year ago

My sincere condolences to the family. I worked with Frank at the Kellam Companies and he was always so pleasant to everyone and such a nice person to work with. Prayers and sympathy to his family and friends.

Gloria Gladding
1 year ago

My condolences to the entire family. Frank was a fabulous boss to work for at Kellam/Shore Stop offices along with being a tremendous friend. He was such an asset to the Eastern Shore during your family’s time here. May your wonderful memories carry you this.

Mary Ann Fowler
1 year ago

Frank was a wonderful brother in law. I used to jog with him when he and Evelyn came to visit SC. He will be greatly missed by everyone. My condolences go out to Evelyn and the family. May God give them comfort in these days ahead

Barbara and Harvey Weise
1 year ago

We are sorry to hear about Frank. We would nod and say hello to him whenever we passed walking on the feeder road. He always had a smile and noticed everyone.

Gwyn Coghill
1 year ago

Evelyn, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Frank. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jonathan Richard Veit
1 year ago

I will always remember Uncle Frank. Such a wonderful smile and one of the greatest laughs to grace this earth. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with Evelyn, Chris, Greg and Stacey. We have spent some time reminiscing about Frank and the great times our families had together during our family reunion in Myrtle Beach. We love you all.