Barbara O'Toole

Obituary Condolences

Barbara O'Toole, 62, of Santa Ana, CA, passed away on Oct. 6, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born in c o. Mayo, Ireland to Anthony and Barbara, nee Gibbons, O'Toole, on Sept. 16, 1949. She came to the USA in 1957 and lived in Chicago. Barbara helped many people over the years volunteering at homeless shelters and more recently providing home care to the sick. Her lively personality and beautiful heart will be missed by many. Loving mother to Sheila (Joe) Sciannameo, Susan Bauler and Brian Kelly; beloved Gram to Joseph, Anthony, Sara and Giovanni Sciannameo, James, Blade and Kandy Bauler. Barbara is survived by her children and grandchildren; sisters, Margaret (Steve) Tatos and Mary O'Toole; brother, Edward (Rita) O'Toole; sister-in-law, Mary O'Toole; and many fond nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded into heaven by her parents; sister, Kathleen Cox; brother, John O'Toole; and nephew, Timothy Bolger. Honor Barbara's memory with a kind donation to Make-A-Wish Foundation, wish.org, or Ronald McDonald House Charities, RMHC.org Prayers and Interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at 1 p.m.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 9, 2011
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