OBITUARY

Michael David Toner

Passed away on October 23, 2017

Michael David Toner, 51, peacefully passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 in Norfolk. He was born to Omar and Diana Toner on June 5, 1966. He graduated from Norview High School in Norfolk in 1984. Michael devoted most of his life caring for his beloved parents and he had a zest for life and much love and respect for family. He considered his friends as an extended part of his family and especially enjoyed times spent with his best friend, visits from his out of town cousins, or a cup of coffee and some chit-chat at the kitchen table with his family. Not a day went by without a phone conversation with his brother or step-sister. Michael was always dependable and always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be deeply missed by all those he left behind including his Brother Steven (Karen) Toner of North Carolina, step-sister Mary Lou Jacinto of Virginia Beach, nephews Scott Toner of North Carolina, Chris O’Carroll of Virginia Beach, Thomas O’Carroll of Virginia Beach, niece Leann Toner of North Carolina, three great nieces Katlyn, Kimberly, and Ivy and numerous family members, extended family and friends. Michael is preceded in death by his brother Richard Toner, his sister Paula O’Carroll and his parents Diana and Omar Toner. Michael had a gentle soul and heart of gold and will long be remembered as a big teddy bear that touched the lives of everyone he met. A celebration of life will be held on Friday November 3, 2017 at 7pm at Smith and Williams Norfolk Chapel, 818 Norview Ave with the Reverend Pittman officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association 6350 Center Dr. Norfolk VA 23502 or alz.org/donate

Services

  • Memorial Gathering

    Friday, November 3, 2017

Memories

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Michelle Smith

November 7, 2017

Mike, my sweet cousin with the biggest heart of anyone I knew. I will forever miss our Saturday talks and especially our visits. Now your in Heaven surrounded by family once again!
Love you mean it.

October 30, 2017

Mike, my wonderful neighbor and friend of 33 years! God called you home and now you are at peace and no longer suffering! I miss my 5 phone calls a day! We shared coupons, tv shows, and advice about dvd recordings! Also, our dislike about hang-up calls! I will miss you my friend! Peace and love to you my friend! RIH

Jimmy Mason

October 29, 2017

Mike was my lifelong best friend . He had the biggest kindest heart of anyone . I will miss you coming over on Sundays and our daily conversations . Most of all I will miss our friendship. You are with JESUS and your mom and dad now . I love you and will miss you .