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1305 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
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Joseph A. TOSNEY Jr.

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TOSNEY, Joseph A. Jr., Esq. Of West Newton August 3rd. Beloved husband of the late Virginia C. (Collins) Tosney for 56 years. Devoted father of Joseph A. Tosney and his wife Teresa of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Virginia T. Trask and her husband Dale of Swampscott, Eileen T. Mills and her husband Walter of Walpole, Joan C. Ayotte and her husband Gary of Newburyport, John K. Tosney of Newton, James W. Tosney and his wife Ericka Stewart of Los Angeles, CA, Elizabeth T. Sierra and her husband Raymond of Tampa, FL. Grandfather of Rachel, Connor, Gillian, Brendon, Timothy, Lindsey, Gavin, Ronan, Dylan, Rian, and the late Joseph. Great-grandfather of Fiona. Brother of Eileen M. Tosney of North Andover and the late James J. Tosney. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joseph was a World War II US Army Air Corps Veteran and served in the Pacific Theatre. Graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Avenue, (Exit 19B off Rt 128) NEEDHAM, Wednesday at 9:30am. Funeral Mass in St. Bernard's Church, West Newton at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Joseph's memory to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. For directions and guestbook George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687

Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 5, 2012
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