Morris (Butch) Tosh of South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born Sept. 26, 1940, in Hanover Township, son of the late Robert and Alice Wildrick Tosh, he attended Hanover Township schools and formerly worked for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District as a custodian for more than 26 years, retiring in 2002.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception, Wilkes-Barre.
Butch and his wife, the former Joan Galoardi, would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on April 29, 2013.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Michael Tosh and his companion, Rhonda Hart, Shavertown; daughter, Mary Alice and her husband, Daniel Erickson, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Daniel and his wife, Leslie Erickson, Wilkes-Barre; and Erica Tosh and her companion, Mike Kane; great-grandchildren, Madison, Gabriella, Ilah, Michael (Butch), DJ, Nicholas and Kayleigh; sisters and brothers, Connie McConell, Hanover Township; Lois VanDuzer, Palm Harbor, Fla.; Alice Jones, Nanticoke; Robert and his wife, Betty Tosh, Albany, Ga.; Jim and his wife, Rosalie Tosh, Deland, Fla.; Carl and his wife, Becky Tosh, Newville; and David and his wife, Ellen Tosh, West Pittston; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Georgeann and her husband, Joe Smith; and brother-in-law, Frank and his wife, Judy Galoardi.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.