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Andrew Toross

July 6, 1925 ~ July 12, 2018 (age 93)

Mr. Andrew Toross, 93, of Orange, CT, beloved husband of the late Esther S. Toross, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Son of the late Araxy and Enoch Toross, he was born on July 6, 1925 in New York, NY.

Andrew proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. Upon his return, he went on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and later a Master’s degree from UConn, both in Electrical Engineering; Andrew retired from the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Aside from his work, he enjoyed gardening and golfing. He was a train enthusiast, avid reader, and loved playing Bridge. Andrew was a member of the Paugusset Club of Orange, CT and will be missed by many.    

Andrew is survived by his three devoted children, Barbara Ruocco and her husband, Tom, Beverly Vanacore and her husband, Dan, of GA, and Stephen Toross and his wife, Linda; and his four grandchildren, Elizabeth and Emily Ruocco, Matthew and Michael Vanacore. The family would like to thank the amazing staff at Maplewood at Orange for their compassionate care.

Friends and family may call on Monday, July 16, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CODY-WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orange Congregational Church, UCC or Masonicare Hospice of Wallingford, checks can be sent to The Masonicare Annual Appeal, c/o The Masonic Charity Foundation of CT, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492. To leave online condolences, please visit our website at

Donations may be made to:

Orange Congregational Church
205 Meetinghouse Lane, Orange CT 06477

Masonicare Hospice of Wallingford
Wallingford CT 06492

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