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Richard L. Toussaint

d. April 21, 2019

Richard L. Toussaint

Richard L Toussaint, 79 of Medina, NY passed into eternal rest on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.

Dick was born on October 27, 1939 in Middleport, son of the late Clifford H. and Mary H. (Altman) Toussaint. He graduated from Barker High School, class of 1957. Dick was a machinist by trade and worked for E&M Enterprises in Middleport, Niagara Cutter in N. Tonawanda for many years and finally for Jasco Tools in Rochester, retiring in 2002. He was a 4-H leader for many years of the Fruit Avenue Bombers 4-H club. He was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, St. Mary’s Church in Medina. Dick was also a member of the Orleans County Amateur Radio Club and the National Wild Turkey Federation and was an avid hunter. Dick will be lovingly remembered for always offering his assistance to anyone in need.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marion F. (Grabowski) Toussaint of Medina; a sister, Genevieve (late Robert) Nelson of Lockport; two daughters, Denise A. (Robert L.) Jackson of Phoenix, AZ and Shari L. (David) Butrite of Wilmington, NC; two grand-children, Jessica L. Toussaint of Tucson AZ and Zachary D. Butrite of Wilmington, NC; godson, Robert Nelson, Jr.; also several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, April 24th from 4-7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Daniel J. Fawls on Thursday, April 25th at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary’s Church, Medina. Interment will be in Hartland Central Cemetery, Gasport.

Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. 

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Holy Trinity Parish- St. Mary's Church

211 Eagle St, Medina, NY 14103

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Hartland Central Cemetery

8154 Ridge Rd, Gasport, NY 14067

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