February 9, 1923 - October 9, 2013
Jennie Nolan Toohill, 90, formerly of Chateaugay died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home, Malone, NY. Born in Chateaugay, NY on Feb. 9, 1923, she was the daughter of Daniel A. Nolan and Jennie Kirby Nolan. After graduating from Chateaugay High School, she graduated from Plattsburgh State Teachers College in the accelerated program which was offered at the college at that time. She taught at Tupper Lake for half a year and at Chateaugay Central School for 42 years, retiring in 1988. While teaching at CCS, she was a recipient of the Teacher of the Year award. She was also a mentor to 32 student teachers from Plattsburgh and Potsdam State. On Feb. 1, 1963, she was united in marriage to John D. Toohill at St. Patrick's Church by Rev. Thomas Driscoll. He predeceased her on Feb. 13, 2008. She was a member of the NYS Teacher Retirement System, Chateaugay Grange, the Moonshine Square Dance Club where she and her husband enjoyed many years dancing in Canada and the USA, the Court St. Helen's Catholic Daughters where she gave several lectures on Leonardo DaVinci's Last Supper in the Diocese of Ogdensburg. Mrs.Toohill is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Helen Arnold and Donald E. Greene of Malone; two sisters-in-law, Antoinette Toohill of Burke, Theresa Nolan of Florida; many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Arthur and James Nolan; two sisters, Maurine Edwards and Kathryn Selkirk. Calling hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Friday, Oct. 11 in St. Patrick's Church with Rev. John Looby officiating. Burial will take place at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chateaugay. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick's Church in Chateaugay, NY or a charity of one's choice.
Jennie Nolan Toohill, 90, formerly of Chateaugay died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home, Malone, NY. Born in Chateaugay, NY on Feb. 9, 1923, she was the daughter of Daniel A. Nolan and Jennie Kirby Nolan. After graduating... View Obituary & Service Information
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