Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

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Robert N. “Bob” Tosches, 80,

Robert N. “Bob” Tosches, 80, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully, May 29, 2013, in the Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northbridge after a long period of declining health. He was born in Milford, son of the late Frank and Eloria (Rouette) Tosches and lived in Milford and Hopedale before moving to Bellingham. 
           Mr. Tosches was owner and operator of Robert’s Cleaning Company in Boston for many years before joining Foster Forbes in Milford from which he retired in 1994. 
       He was an avid dancer and enjoyed visiting all the Massachusetts ballrooms. In his younger years he enjoyed horseback riding and possessed many artistic and creative talents. 
     He is survived by his ex-spouse and best friend Carole (Donnelly) Tosches of Hopedale, his children Robert B. Tosches of Hopedale, Karyn and her husband Joseph Irvine of Milford, two brothers Richard and his wife Sheryl of FL, Ronald and his wife Melinda of FL, his step-mother Jennie Tosches of Milford, three grandchildren, Justin and Ashley Crowley both of Milford, Abbagail Tosches of Hopedale, many nieces and one nephew.
      He is also survived by his friends, Barbara and Kerry Monson of Ashland, Martha Swerdiski of NH, Vinny Dagnese of Blackstone and Sandy Griff of Worcester.
     He was predeceased by his brother, Frank Tosches, his sister, Jean Melin and a niece Cindy Melin.       
    A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday June 4, 2013 at 10 A.M. in the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford MA.   The burial will follow in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery 9901 Lagrange St. West Roxbury.   
    Calling hours will be held Monday from 5 to 8 P.M 
     In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Oliva Family Comfort Fund 20 Prospect St. Milford MA. 01757

Guestbook

Karyn and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time and remember he is now in a place he can dance forever! Love you, Rick and Anni
Rick and Anni


Bob, Was a good friend. I will miss him! Our prayers are with the family. Helen and Rich Birks. God bless.
Rich birks


Karyn and family, with our heart felt sympathy at this sad time. Dana & Punyisa
Punyisa and Dana Richard


Carole it was a blessing and a great pleasure working with you caring for Bob along his journey. Thank you Karyn Bobby any grandkids for allowing me to share in Bobs final days. Anything you may need just call. Bob's in a peaceful place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Barbara and Kerri
Barbara and Kerri Monson


Karyn and family, so sorry for your loss.
Ann and Michael Walsh


Karyn and family, Denise and I were so sad to hear about the loss of your Dad. We agree with Anni and Rick. He'll be dancing to his heart's content and showing everyone a few moves of his own. Absolutely in a better place in the arms of Great Love.
Lorraine and Denise


Karyn, so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a dad. The memories you have will help ease the pain in time. Anything you need...I am here. Xoxo. Joyce
Joyce Mancini


Our condolences. Bob's comedic spirit and love of dancing will be remembered each time we try to move gracefully along the dance floor. His dancing was inspiring and his friendship was heartwarming. He will leave our social circle with fond thoughts of all he brought to those evenings that we all shared.
Al Halper and Pam Jones


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