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Alexander Funeral Home - North Chapel

4200 Stringtown Road, Evansville, IN

OBITUARY

Richard F. Tosti

July 1, 1922January 4, 2020
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Richard F. Tosti, 97, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was born in Evansville, IN on July 1, 1922 to the late Frank and Emileen Tosti.

Richard was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, VFW 1114 and AMVETS. He was an Army veteran having served during WWII. Richard was Chief Warrant Officer at the National Guard Armory for 23 years and worked at the Evansville Post Office for 26 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; daughters, Lynda Salamone and Gayle Phippin; 3 grandchildren; Christina Butler, Anthony Tosti, Jr., Clinton Tosti Patrick; sisters, Helen and Marie.

Richard is survived by his sons, Richard. E. Tosti (Rosanna), Anthony Tosti (Darlene), John Tosti (Kathleen Seemayer), Joe Tosti, Jimmy Tosti (Sherri); daughters, Mary “Francie” Butler (Ken), Stacy Patrick (Sam), Kelly Bowlds; 5 generations of grand- children; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Fr. Jason Gries and burial to follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club. Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and, from noon until service time on Wednesday.

The family offers a special thank you to Nicki and Stacy for taking care of Richard and Mary for so many years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard E. Tosti (Rosanna), Son
  • Anthony Tosti (Darlene), Son
  • John Tosti (Kathleen Seemayer), Son
  • Joe Tosti, Son
  • Jimmy Tosti (Sherri), Son
  • Mary "Francie" Butler (Ken), Daugther
  • Stacy Patrick (Sam), Daughter
  • Kelly Bowlds, Daughter
  • 5 Generations, Grandchildren
  • Richard F. Tosti, also, leaves behind several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation at Alexander North Chapel Tuesday, January 7, 2020
  • Visitation at Alexander North Chapel Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Funeral Service At Alexander North Chapel Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Kenny Mossberger

January 7, 2020

Sorry for you and your family for your loss. Kenny

Samantha Hardison

January 5, 2020

I will never forget the warm inviting kiss you planted on my cheek from the first day you met me. Even though you may have not believed in my lifestyle, you never showed me disrespect. You always made me and my son feel welcome. Your warm joyful smile will always take a special place in my heart I will never forget you. I will love you always!

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Biography

Richard F. Tosti, 97, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was born in Evansville, IN on July 1, 1922 to the late Frank and Emileen Tosti.

Richard was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, VFW 1114 and AMVETS.
He was an Army veteran having served during WWII. Richard was Chief Warrant Officer at the National Guard Armory for 23 years and worked at the Evansville Post Office for 26 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; daughters, Lynda Salamone and Gayle Phippin; 3 grandchildren; Christina Butler, Anthony Tosti, Jr., Clinton Tosti Patrick; sisters, Helen and Marie.

Richard is survived by his sons, Richard. E. Tosti (Rosanna), Anthony Tosti (Darlene), John Tosti (Kathleen Seemayer), Joe Tosti, Jimmy Tosti (Sherri); daughters, Mary “Francie” Butler (Ken), Stacy Patrick (Sam), Kelly Bowlds; 5 generations of grand- children; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Fr. Jason Gries and burial to follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club. Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and, from noon until service time on Wednesday.

The family offers a special thank you to Nicki and Stacy for taking care of Richard and Mary for so many years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.