J. Toczylowski, 90, longtime resident of Topsfield Road, Ipswich,
and husband of Brenda L. (Townsend) Toczylowski, died Wednesday,
April 23,2014 in the Beverly Hospital following a
prolonged illness. He was
the husband of the late Sophie (Bies) Toczylowski.
in Lynn May 29, 1923 son of the late Walter and Alexandria (Ruthowski)
Toczylowski, he was raised in Lynn and was a 1941 graduate of Lynn
Classical High School. During World War II he served his enlistment
with the U.S. Coast Guard having served in both the Pacific and
European Theatres. Following his honorable discharge and first
marriage, the Toczylowskis soon made their home in Ipswich. Mr.
Toczylowski was employed for over thirty-five years as manager of
the Combining Division of Star-Tex Industries of Lawrence and more
recently was employed as a driver for Martin Distributors Beverage
Company from which he retired.
enjoyed his time traveling, having fun at the Foxwoods and Mohegan
Sun Casinos, small engine repair and seasonally maintaining his yard
and garden. He was also an avid and faithful Red Sox and Patriots
fan. Mr. Toczylowski was a member of the Ascension Memorial Church,
Ipswich PLAV Post #92, American Legion Post #80, AMVETS Post #201
and VFW Post#1093.
addition to his wife Brenda of six years he is survived by a
stepdaughter Rebecca Hanks, her husband Noah and their children
Reese and Hailey Hanks all of Lawrence; two sisters, Ann Krzywicki
of Wakefield, Florence Smith of Lynn; father-in-law John Townsend of
Ipswich; seven nephews; ten nieces; best friend, Charles Zaccaria
of Peabody and his caretaker, Doris Rivera of Gloucester. He was the
brother of the late Joseph Toczylowski formerly of Michigan, Sophie
Rydzewski formerly of Lynn and Frances Geddings formerly of S.
Carolina. He also leaves his beloved little dog, Cookie.
funeral service will be held 11 am Monday, April 28 in the Ascension
Memorial Church, 31 County St., Ipswich, followed by internment with
Military Honors in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral
Home of Ipswich. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his
name may be made to Ipswich Humane Group, P.O. Box 873,Ipswich, MA
01938 or to Ipswich Animal Hospital, 108 Newburyport Turnpike,
Rowley, MA 01969.