Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Toivonen, age 90, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, 2846 S Hubbard Road, Madison.
Mrs. Toivonen, a Perry resident was born November 17, 1923, in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Susan J. (Kurimchak) and Andrew Haynes and passed away July 20, 2014, at David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland.
Mary retired from the former I.R.C. Fibers after many years of service and continued to work in the Perry School system after her retirement.
She enjoyed cooking and baking and was an avid Cleveland sports fan.
Survivors are her sister, Helen (Haynes) Weaver; nephews, Tim (Denise) Yankie, Brian (Marsha) Toivonen, Gary (Brenda) Toivonen, Tim (Sandra) Weaver and Rev. Jeff Weaver; niece, Lisa (Ron) Lorenzo; 15 great and four great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Toivonen in 2006; parents; and brother, Joseph L. Haynes.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Ave., Painesville. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.
Contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Road, Mentor, OH 44060.
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 22, 2014