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TOOHEY: Paul B. of Lucan

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On December 10, 2019 @ 9:14 AM In Lucan,Obituary | 49 Comments

TOOHEY: Paul B. of Lucan

Peacefully at his home on Sunday, December 8, 2019 of Lucan at the age of 82. Beloved husband of the late Beverley “Bev” (Breen) Toohey (2017). Dear father of Karen and Ken Filson of Birr, Stephen Toohey of Lucan, Ann and Rob Bennett of Lucan, Elaine and Glenn Bieman of Ayton, and Patrick and Janet Toohey of Denfield. Dear grandfather of Shannon and Kevin, Colleen, Olivia, Ciara; Julia and Jake; Christopher, Daniel and Malcolm; Joel, Laura, Charlotte and Elizabeth. Dear brother of Cecilia Connolly, and Patricia Grace both of London, and John Toohey of Kingston. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Joe Grace and Mike Connolly. Over 60 years Paul & Bev built a thriving grain and supply business from scratch, putting the needs of the local farming community ahead of their own.

Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the St. Patrick Church, 32922 Richmond Street, Lucan on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11 AM with Father Ross Bartley presiding. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Lucan. Prayers will be said in the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8:45 PM. 

Donations to the Ailsa Craig Food Bank or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences for the family of “TOOHEY: Paul B. of Lucan”

Condolence from Grant Thomson on December 10th, 2019 9:23 AM

My thoughts are with you at this time.

Condolence from Alex and Donna Westman on December 10th, 2019 10:07 AM

Our Heartfelt condolences to the Toohey family.

Paul was a dear friend to our community and myself and my family.

He will be dearly missed

Condolence from Dale Cook on December 10th, 2019 10:47 AM

Gone now but not to be forgoten. Paul Toohey influenced a lot of young men over his career, gave employment to many,, the Toohey elevators will will be a landmark for many years… Thank you Paul for all you’ve done.
My deepest most sincere condolences to all of the Toohey family

Condolence from cathy perry on December 10th, 2019 11:57 AM

My condolence to the Toohey family My thoughts and prayers are with you

Condolence from Pete & Pat Van Geleuken on December 10th, 2019 12:11 PM

to the family of Paul Toohey – Please accept our deepest condolences.

Condolence from Ross Holden on December 10th, 2019 1:33 PM

To the Toohey family,

My sympathy on the loss of your father and grandfather. I knew Paul for many years as his barber in Lucan. He was a nice man and I always looked forward to him coming into the shop and talking about farming. Thinking of all of you at this time.

Condolence from KELLY O’CONNOR LEGION PRESIDENT BRANCH 540 on December 10th, 2019 1:43 PM

Paul was a member of Branch 540 royal Canadian Legion Lucan; he w ill be missed. On behalf of my entire executive …..our condolences to his family

Condolence from Jim Prout on December 10th, 2019 1:47 PM

Karen & Toohey Family:
Sincere sympathy to you and the rest of the Toohey Family. Will always remember the many talks with Paul and appreciate all the help he has given over the years.

Condolence from Bev and Carol Thibodeau on December 10th, 2019 3:11 PM

To the Toohey family, we send our condolences.

Condolence from Glenn -Sharleen Phillips on December 10th, 2019 3:24 PM

Sincere sympathy to the Toohey Family
Paul was a good friend and we had lots of good times in our outings with the guys at rib and steak functions.
He was a good and fair business man whether you had fifty or five hundred acres we will really miss him.

Condolence from Tim Ryan on December 10th, 2019 3:46 PM

Very sorry to hear of Paul’s passing, like so many people from Lucan area spent fun filled times during harvest at Toohey’s .Our Dad Jack thought the world of Paul.
Thoughts and prayers to the entire Toohey family.
Tim Ryan

Condolence from Joan Robson on December 10th, 2019 4:08 PM

Thinking of you.
Joan and Ralph

Condolence from Pat and Carrol Morkin on December 10th, 2019 4:09 PM

The Toohey Family:
We are sorry and sad to learn of Paul’s passing. We extend our deepest sympathy. I always enjoyed spending time with Paul when returning to visit in Biddulph. H e will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time .

Pat and Carrol Morkin

Condolence from Joan Charlton on December 10th, 2019 4:43 PM

Dear Toohey Family
On behalf of the Salayka (Lamphier) family, our condolences on your loss.
Our mother, Mary, enjoyed her occasional trip to Lucan and visiting on the farm.
May the memories of the good times help at this sad time.

Condolence from Linda Mills on December 10th, 2019 5:04 PM

Sending my sincerest sympathy to the Toohey family He has left a real legacy in the farming community and for his family Thinking of everyone at this sad time He will be missed With Sincerity , Linda Mills

Condolence from Anne Langendyk on December 10th, 2019 5:42 PM

Condolences to all of the Toohey family.
With love and prayers
Anne Langendyk

Condolence from Anne Langendyk on December 10th, 2019 5:49 PM

My condolences to all it the family. He was such a nice man.

Condolence from Leroy and April Bryan on December 10th, 2019 7:27 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the Toohey family. Paul was a great friend and support to me and to the agricultural community.

Condolence from Joan and Dave Goddard on December 10th, 2019 8:28 PM

To the Toohey Family

Very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Paul was a kind, caring person. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Condolence from Helen Ryan on December 10th, 2019 9:01 PM

To the Toohey Family: my condolences.
One of a kind has passed. May he rest in peace. I have known Paul since high school. Always enjoyed his humour and quiet manner. He was a devout man of the soil. The fields of heaven will flourish. Spoke to Paul on Sunday, at breakfast time – you never know when that call will come!
God bless, as you grieve the loss of a loved one.

Helen Ryan

Condolence from Diane McNeely on December 10th, 2019 9:50 PM

Please accept our sincere condolences. May he Rest In Peace.

Greg and Diane (Giesen) McNeely

Condolence from Monica McCarthy on December 10th, 2019 10:19 PM

Dear Karen, Stephen, Ann, Elaine, and Patrick,
I’m so sorry and saddened to hear of the passing of your dad. I have many fond memories of our dads together over the years, they had a long and wonderful friendship. Toohey’s will always be a landmark in the community for those of us who grew up there. God bless you and your families.

Condolence from Colleen Dobinson on December 10th, 2019 10:43 PM

The Toohey Family
I very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Cherish your memories and the comfort of your family.
Thinking of you all.
Ernie and Colleen Dobinson (O’Neil)

Condolence from Mike Ondrejicka on December 10th, 2019 11:34 PM

Paul leaves a legacy of hard work, honesty and integrity. I always enjoyed talking to Paul and will miss his incredible insight and real world knowledge.
My sincere sympathies to the entire Toohey family.

Condolence from Christine Giesen on December 10th, 2019 11:40 PM

My Condolences to the Families, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Your memories will bring you love, laughter and joy and the loss will bring sadness, while you laugh you will cry always know he is there. Lovingly Christine Giesen

Condolence from Gord and Joanne Hardy on December 11th, 2019 7:30 AM

To the Toohey family:

Sincere sympathy for Paul’s passing. Paul has always played a big part in the agricultural community in Lucan Biddulph and area. He always supported his local farmers and will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.

Condolence from Nancy Hess on December 11th, 2019 9:19 AM

What a shock this must be for all of you! Condolences to Karen, Stephen,Ann, Elaine, Pat and your spouses and children. The photos are lovely – thank you for sharing with all of us. Paul gave JD the opportunity to get his truck drivers license! He allowed me to take corn for fall decorating. We enjoyed Paul’s incredible smile each time we were chatting with him ( usually about farming (-: ) and we are so grateful for the experience of spending time with him in the car this past year. A truly wonderful neighbour he was..he will be missed. With Sympathy, JD and Nancy Hess

Condolence from Bill and Marilyn Hack on December 11th, 2019 10:19 AM

Sorry to hear about the loss of your father and grandfather. Paul was a friend for many years and he certainly contributed to the advancement of agriculture in this area. He was well known and loved by many . He left a great impression on many of us. Bill and Marilyn Hack

Condolence from Dale and Linda Froats on December 11th, 2019 11:56 AM

Extending our sympathy to your family. Paul was a caring and thoughtful person and will be missed in our community by all who knew him.

Condolence from John & Shirley Dykstra on December 11th, 2019 12:43 PM

Dear Toohey Family, Our deepest condolences to you at this difficult time. Paul was a genuinely good, peaceful, devout and honest man who will be missed by many. He was also a great farmer whose legacy will not be forgotten. Our prayers and well wishes are with you.
Peace and blessings, John & Shirley Dykstra & Family

Condolence from Janice, Brian, Sabrina & Curtis Duncan on December 11th, 2019 4:16 PM

Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. It came as quite a surprise to hear of your Dad/Grandfather’s passing and we are very sad to hear of this news. He meant so much to his family and community and he will be missed greatly, may your happy memories of him bring comfort and peace to you in the days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Frank and Carol Hardy on December 11th, 2019 4:22 PM

Our deepest sympathy to Paul’s family. He will sure be missed. Paul was liked and highly regarded in the agricultural community, and shared his friendship and wisdom with many.

Condolence from John & Mary Walls on December 11th, 2019 4:24 PM

Paul was a great friend and inspiration to many. Lots of good memories from our U.S. excursions. Thinking of the Toohey family at this sad time.

Condolence from Tom & Mary Ann McLaughlin on December 11th, 2019 5:26 PM

We were saddened by the news of Paul’s passing. He will be missed by so many in the Lucan Biddulph farming community. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

Condolence from Tammy & Jason MacDonald, Hans & Jos Molenkamp on December 11th, 2019 8:06 PM

Elaine and the Toohey family. Our condolences you and your family at this time. He will be surely missed. Sending love and prayers.

Condolence from Greg and Kathy Hendrick on December 11th, 2019 9:06 PM

Our condolences to you all during this difficult time.

Condolence from Marianne on December 11th, 2019 10:06 PM

So many great memories made with sleepovers at the Toohey’s while growing up.

Sorry for your loss

Marianne Den Otter

Condolence from Jim & Ilse McMillan on December 12th, 2019 3:22 PM

The family of Paul & Bev Toohey.

Our Deepest Sympathy to the family.
You will be missed by all who have been in contact with you
Your friend
Jim & Ilse McMillan

Condolence from Paul Revington on December 12th, 2019 5:19 PM

Very sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. He was a friend and a good man who could always bring a smile to your face. He greatly contributed to agriculture and will be missed. My condolences go out to his family.

Condolence from John Looby on December 12th, 2019 5:44 PM

Sorry to hear of the loss of Paul. Always enjoyed working with him over the years.
John Looby

Condolence from Mike, Joan, Pat Kelly on December 12th, 2019 8:20 PM

Our sincere sympathy and condolences to the Toohey Family. Our thoughts and prayers are of your Family at this time of grief. Paul will be missed dearly.

Condolence from Dave and Joanne Walzack on December 13th, 2019 8:09 AM

Ann, Rob, Steve and families .
We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you all.

Condolence from Pat & Cora Ryan on December 13th, 2019 9:11 AM

Our sincere condolences to the Toohey family.

Condolence from Greg Walls on December 13th, 2019 10:38 AM

I will always cherish my time working for Paul. He was a great mentor and educator. My deepest sympathies.

Condolence from John & Arlene Berendsen on December 13th, 2019 5:12 PM

Sending our condolences to your family in this difficult time of loss.

Condolence from Jim Fevery on December 13th, 2019 8:40 PM

Sorry to hear of the loss of Paul. I was always interested in listening to Paul’s conversations on cash crop practices and valued his opinions. The community will miss his agricultural input.
Condolences to the family.

Condolence from Theresa Russelo on December 13th, 2019 10:29 PM

An amazing legacy for a kind, loving, and gentle man. He contributed much, with community focus and as a local businessman. The Doyles were blessed by the grace and generosity of a wonderful and caring man. He and Bev made an amazing difference in our lives. God’s speed. We were blessed to be a part of your life.

Condolence from Fred and Tammy O’Neil on December 14th, 2019 9:44 PM

To the Toohey Fqmily
I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Thoughts and prayers to each of you in this difficult time. Treasure your memories!

Condolence from Angela and Josephine Lang on December 17th, 2019 2:02 PM

The Toohey family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Angela and Josephine Lang

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