Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

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Patricia O'Toole

June 27, 1921September 1, 2019

Patricia O’Toole (née Murphy), 98, formerly of Pocasset, died September 1 in Danvers.

She was the widow of Thomas Joseph O’Toole (1921-1996).

Mrs. O’Toole, the daughter of Dr. John and Mrs. Teresa (née Skinner) Murphy was born in London, England and raised in Cullompton, England. She met and married her husband while he was serving in the Army during World War II and emigrated to the United States in 1946.

She is survived by four of her five children: Maeve O’Toole of Oakland, CA; Thomas O’Toole, Jr. of Gainesville, Virginia; Kevin O’Toole of Marlboro, MA; and Tess O’Toole of Acton, MA, and by four grandchildren. Her son Niall O’Toole predeceased her.

A funeral will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, September 11 at St John the Evangelist Church, Pocasset. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Memorial donations may be made to the Maryknoll Fathers (P.O. Box 302 Maryknoll, NY 10545-0302) or to Macular Degeneration Research (22512 Gateway Center Drive Clarksburg, MD 20871).


  • Dr. John Murphy, Father (deceased)
  • Teresa Murphy, Mother (deceased)
  • Thomas Joseph O’Toole, Husband (deceased)
  • Maeve O’Toole, Daughter
  • Thomas O’Toole Jr, Son
  • Kevin O’Toole, Son
  • Tess O’Toole, Daughter
  • Niall O’Toole, Son (deceased)
  • She is also survived by four grandchildren.


  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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