Mary Toohey, 94
Marlborough – Mary (Dolan) Toohey, 94, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 after a short period of failing health. She was born in Salem, the daughter of the late Andrew and Katherine Toohey, and lived in Marlborough most of her life. She worked for many years for the former Mutual Shoe in Marlborough.
Mrs. Toohey was a longtime member of the Immaculate Conception Church. She was an avid fan of horse racing, scratch tickets and loved going to Foxwoods Casino. She loved to cook especially for her family, which was her greatest joy in life.
She is survived by one son, Edward Toohey of Worcester; two daughters, Kathleen Blain of Marlborough and MaryAnn Beauregard of Northborough; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Visiting hours at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral.com), 95 West Main St., Marlborough, will be held Tuesday, March 26, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.
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