Wake Held for Watertown Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze

Loved ones celebrated the life of Joseph Toscano, the firefighter who died while battling a 2-alarm fire in Watertown, Massachusetts, on Friday, at his wake Tuesday.

Toscano’s wake was held at St. Mary's Church at 211 North Main St. in Randolph. The visiting hours are from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday at Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. in Watertown.

Toscano was a 20-year veteran firefighter for the Watertown Fire Department. He leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Maureen, and five children.

The Watertown Firefighters Relief Association has set up a fund to benefit the Toscano family. Donations can be sent to the following address:

Watertown Firefighters Relief Association
Toscano Fund
99 Main Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472 

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