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Mary Therese Toussaint

Obituary for Mary Therese Toussaint

September 18, 1942 - October 20, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 75

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Aunt and Friend


Mary Therese Toussaint, age 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2017, in Barrington. She was born on September 18, 1942 in McHenry, the daughter of Arthur and Leone (Freund) Tonyan. On June 23, 1962, she married Girard Toussaint at St. Mary's Church in McHenry.
Mary filled her home with love and her time with family. She was the best mother and grandmother who will always be remembered by her family as their little miracle. She was a model of patience, kindness and selflessness, who showed her children how to live a life filled with love. Her gentle nature and strong faith has touched every generation of her family. She knew every day and every life she encountered was a blessing. She will be missed greatly.
She is survived by her husband Girard and their children; Kimberly Ulrich, Susan Toussaint, David (Susan) Toussaint, Timothy (Lynette) Toussaint, Glen (Sandy Horne) Toussaint, Jon (Jennifer)Toussaint, grandchildren; Julie, Michael (Maggie), Katie, Brittany (Jason), Stephen, Zack, Annie, Brandon, Ryan, Cameron, Nikki, Lia, Zoe, Zander and Duncan, great-grandchildren; Alexa, Olivia, sister; Julie Pieroni and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Arthur and Leone Tonyan.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11am at St. Mary's Catholic Church in McHenry. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary's name to JourneyCare, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010, or at
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