Morris "Butch" Tosh

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Morris "Butch" Tosh, of South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1940 in Hanover Township, he was a son of the late Robert and Alice Wildrick Tosh.

He attended Hanover area 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; brothers and sisters, Connie McConnell, 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, Pa., 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.

Funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary's Church at 9 a.m. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 824-4601
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Published in Times Leader on Apr. 25, 2013