unknown - February 1, 2012
Rita (Barry) Toscano, 91, of Liverpool, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Syracuse, she was a resident of Liverpool for 60 years. A graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School and Powelson Business Institute, she was employed by the Internal Revenue Service for 10 years. Rita was a communicant of St. Joseph the Worker Church. Her husband of 53 years, Louis J. Toscano died in 2001.
Rita is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Wayne) Donaleski and Elaine (Robert) Mearon both of Liverpool; two sons, Gary (Sandra) Toscano of Clayton, NC and Mark (Judy) Toscano of Baldwinsville; a sister, Maureen (John) Maurer of Liverpool; ten grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours: from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second St., Liverpool. Funeral services: 8:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, from the funeral home and 9 a.m. in St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1001 Tulip St., Liverpool, with a mass of Christian celebrated. Burial will be in Liverpool Cemetery. Contributions may be made to North Area Meals on Wheels, 413 Church St., North Syracuse, NY 13212.