Funeral notices for Saturday, June 22, 2019. For more obituaries go tolegacy.com/obituaries/tucson/
In memoriam: Funeral notices, June 22, 2019
ANCHONDO, Gabriel Y.
Happy 104th Heavenly
Remembering you each day of our lives, continues your legacy that will last forever.
Never ever forgotten.
We love you and miss you.
Celebrating your spirit
Love your Sons and Grandchildren.
TOOLE, James Donohoe
born October 14, 1940, lived a beautiful life filled with faith and family. He was raised in the coal mining region of Pennsylvania by his mother, Alberta and his older sister, Sally. Jim never knew his father who passed at a very young age, but spent much time with his six uncles who instilled in him his love for mining and explosives. Jim attended Scranton Preparatory High School and graduated from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. After graduation, he proudly served as a U.S. Marine.Jim began his career in explosives with Hercules Inc., working on the Minnesota Iron Range and then the Panama Canal. Jim then moved to Tucson and soon after founded Southwest Energy, a mining services and explosives manufacturing company now in its 46th year of operation. In 2013, Jim was honored as the Hall of Fame recipient from the Mining Foundation of the Southwest.Our dad was married to the love of his life, Molly Conahan, for 53 years and they were blessed with six children and 26 grandchildren. He had a heart for philanthropy, and with Molly, graciously supported educational and humanitarian charities. He inspired faith and generosity in others.Our beloved father was surrounded by his loving family when he died on June 19, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Molly and children, James D. Toole III (Kathy Jo), Elizabeth Toole Goodrow (Cristos), Molly Toole Roman (Mark), Thomas D. Toole (Breanne), Sarah Toole Cottingham (Chris) and Timothy J. Toole (Brittany) and his precious grandchildren.A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5150 N. Valley View Road, Tucson, 85718 on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. The family will have a private interment ceremony at the University of Notre Dame.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Banner Alzheimer's Foundation, directed to the Toole Family Memory Center in Tucson, 2901 N. Central Avenue #160 Phoenix, Arizona 85012 or online: https://tinyurl.com/toolealzheimers