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John J. Toomey
(06-13-1923 - 03-23-2012)

John J. Toomey, 88 of Elgin passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital. He was born June 13, 1923 in Chicago the son of John and Ingeborg Toomey. He had been a resident of Elgin for most of his Life. He was employed as a truck driver with Elgin Chicago Express and Yellow Freight before retiring. He was a veteran of W.W. II serving in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of the Highland Ave. Church of the Brethren, Elgin.
Surviving are his 3 children, Scott (Caroline) Toomey of Elgin,
Craig (Rosalie) Toomey of Tampa and
Shawn (Mark) Barnwell of Elgin,
8 grandchildren, Kathy, Stephanie, Matthew, Joshua, Debra (Tom) Bevins, Jessica (Jesse) Middleton, Ryan and David, 3 great grandchildren, Amanda, Danielle and Peyton, and a 1 sister, Geraldine Davenport
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Naann M. Toomey on Feb. 17, 2005 and a sister, Dori Uceny.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, March 31 at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will be in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee. Visitation will be held Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund, P.O. 1133 Elgin, Ill. 60121-1133. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.

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