- January 14, 1954 - November 1, 2012
- Stoughton, Massachusetts
of Richard 's Passing
- In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky's memory may be made to the
315 Norwood Park South, 1st Floor
Norwood, MA 02062
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“Joe Toomey & Family,
I was stunned today when I picked up a Stoughton Journal and saw an obituary for Ricky and further saddened to learn it...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis Lyons - Westminster, MA
“Dear Toomey Family,
Sorry about your loss,I hope that you can find some comfort in your many in your special memories and in the thought of the...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Diana Sisson - Chicago, , IL
“Steve and I are so sorry to hear about Ricky. He has been through enough and now he can have some peaceful times with mom and dad......Keep strong...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Linda and Steve Panico - MA
“Kathy, Peggy, and Joe ~
I am so very sorry for your loss of Ricky. May you feel comfort and peace knowing that he is in a beautiful and loving...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Marie Caruso - Former Neighbor
“so sorry for your loss , takes a lot of strenght to get thur this he is now an a.l.s. angle free to move about . hugs to family
5 of 10 | Posted by: ruth nyberg - halifax, MA
“Peggy & Kathy,
We never met your brother, but heard a lot of good things about him. We are so sorry for your lost. He is with your folks in a...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jim & Alice Cowan - Greenfield,, MA
“WILL CHERISH ALWYAS OUR FOND MEMORIES......AM SURE THAT YOU ARE ANOTHER BRIGHT AND SHINING STAR IN THE NIGHT SKYS......YOU GAVE IT YOUR ALL MY FRIEND...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: TONY & MAUREEN LAMPERTI & FAMILY - MA
“R.I.P Ricky you will be missed at Epoch.... I will always remember your great sense of humor...
8 of 10 | Posted by: virginia cyr
“To Our Brother and Friend,
There are no words to express to tell you how much we appreciated everything you have done for us. You were our big...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy - Franklin, MA - Sister
“You'll be missed by all who knew and loved you,"REST IN PEACE"Ricky-Aunt Mal
10 of 10 | Posted by: Marilyn Sugrue - Norwood, MA
Richard J. "Ricky" Toomey, 58, died from a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease on Thursday, November 1. Born in Boston on January 14, 1954, he was a longtime resident of Stoughton. He was educated in Stoughton schools and graduated from Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Class of 1972. Prior to his retirement he was a custodian for the Sharon Schools. He loved to help people and enjoyed his winter home in Florida.
He was a loving brother to Margaret "Peggy" Toomey and Kathleen "Kathy" Toomey both of Franklin and Joseph Toomey of Easton. He was predeceased by his father, Richard Toomey and his mother, Mary (Sugrue) Toomey. He was the uncle of Meaghan, Patrick and Brendon Toomey. He was the godson of Anthony Accettullo and Teresa Sugrue and is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Thank you to all his extended family at Epoch of Sharon where he has resided for the past 3 years. To Tina, Victoria, Carol, Stephanie's, Judy, Joe, Wayne and so many others who lovingly cared for him as one of their own family members. There are no words to express our appreciation for each and every one of you for the love and care given to our brother.
Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) Stoughton on Saturday, November 3 at 8:45 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Sharon at 10 AM. Visiting Hours Friday from 4-6 PM. Interment will take place at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky's memory may be made to the ALS Assn., 315 Norwood Park, Norwood, MA 02062 or www.alsa.org.