Born: July 30, 1932
Died: January 27, 1981
Married: Margaret (Peggy) Walsh
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, January 29, 1981
SARANAC LAKE - Richard Toohey of 9 Mountain Road died Tuesday afternoon at his home.
He was born July 30, 1932, the son of Martin and Helen (St.Mary) Toohey.
Survivors include his wife Margaret (Peggy) Walsh Toohey; a son Michael of Houston, Tex.; his mother, residing in Albany; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Peasley, Miss Rita Toohey, Miss Margaret Toohey; and a niece, Kathleen Toohey, all of Albany.
Mr. Toohey had been a resident of this area for most of his life and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Air Force.
He was a graduate of the Saranac Lake High School, Class of 1950.
He was employed by the Veterans Memorial Association for the past year, and had previously been a carrier for the Saranac Lake Post Office for 17 years.
He was a member of Elks Lodge 1508, a member of the Elks Bowling League and of American Legion Post 447.
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Fortune Funeral Home.
An Elk's service will be held at 7:30 this evening, followed by a Bible vigil service.
Cremation will follow.
Donations may be made in Mr, Toohey's memory to the Saranac Lake Rescue Squad.