Edna Toska, 100, Served in Women’s Army Corp in WWII

FRAMINGHAM   Edna A. Toska, 100, a longtime resident of Framingham, died peacefully Thursday March 28, 2019.

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Adolph and Edna (Jeroma) Toczydlowski.

A graduate of Framingham High School, Edna served her country in the Women’s Army Corp. (WAC)  during World War II earning the rank of corporal before her honorable discharge in 1946.

She was employed as a medical secretary at Waltham State Hospital for more than 30 years before retirement.

Edna volunteered as a driver for the Fish Program in Concord for many years and enjoyed line dancing. 

She is survived by a brother: Stanley Toczydlowski of Ashland, cousins: Lorraine Deal of Easton and Chris Deal of Randolph; nieces: Donna Zanchi of Medway and Linda Zanchi of Douglas. She was predeceased by siblings Tony Toczydlowski and Helen Zanchi and nephews: James Zanchi and Philip Zanchi. 

A graveside service will be held Friday April 5 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Fenwick St., Framingham.  

There are no visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers. please consider a donation in Edna’s name to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.  

Boyle Bros. Funeral Home of  Framingham assisted with arrangements.       (www.boylebrothers.com.)

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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