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Joseph T. Toner Jr.

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Joseph T. Toner, Jr.

AGE: 83 • New Castle

Joseph T. Toner, Jr., age 83, of New Castle, DE, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

Joe was born in Wilmington, DE on May 8, 1932. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph, Sr. and Margaret (Nauman) Toner. He is survived by his loving wife, Anne Chirco Toner to whom he was devoted. Also, he is survived by his sisters-in-law, Josephine Kolasinski, Roz Pucylowski and Jean Andress of New Castle, DE, Niki Petro of Middletown, DE and Elaine Ford (Jim) of Dover, DE as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Joe graduated from Wilmington High School. He faithfully served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for Acme Grocery Stores for 45 years, retiring as a store manager in 1995.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Christiana Hospital ICU staff for their professionalism, attention and compassionate care of Joe during his stay.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 Noon on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 12 Winder Road, Garfield Park, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joe's memory may be made to Holy Spirit R.C. Church at the address listed above.

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2016
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