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Wake Held for Watertown Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze



    Wake Held for Fallen Firefighter

    Loved ones gathred Tuesday to remember the life of Joseph Toscano, a firefighter who was killed Friday in the line of duty in Watertown, Massachusetts.

    (Published Tuesday, March 21, 2017)

    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.

    Procession for Watertown Firefighter

    [NECN] Procession for Watertown Firefighter

    A procession for 54-year-old firefighter Joseph Toscano started at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. First responders lined the route to pay attribute to their fallen brother.

    (Published Saturday, March 18, 2017)

    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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