Firefighter Toscano was a member of the Watertown Fire Department. He had 20 years of service.
Watertown has a population of 32,000 and is part of the Greater Boston area.
Joseph was part of a crew battling a two-alarm house fire in Watertown. During the firefight he collapsed from an unknown medical condition.
He was rushed to a hospital in Cambridge where, tragically, he passed away.
Joseph was raised in Massapequa, New York. He was a family man who built his family's home. He was always stepping up to help his family and friends. He liked to cook for his firefighter comrades. He worked for decades for Incarnation Camp in Connecticut.
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Firefighters, pray for Joseph
and for those who have lost him.
The members of the Watertown Fire Department are in mourning over the death of their brother. Joe was well-liked and well-respected by all. He was one of the good guys. He will be forever remembered.
Joseph's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was loving and kind in spirit. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.
Joseph is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife, Maureen, and his five children.
Thank you for your service to the community, Joe.
Pray for all who die in the line of duty.
Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.
Pray that Joseph is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.