PAUL L. (PETE) O’TOOLE
Paul L. (Pete) O’Toole, 69, Shawnee, KS passed away Friday, March 18, 2005 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mass of the Resurrection will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 22 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church; burial in the Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 PM, Monday at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, where a rosary recitation will be at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to either the St. Joseph Grade School Development Fund, St. Joseph Church or the Kansas City Hospice.
Mr. O’Toole was born Sept. 17, 1935 in Seneca, KS to John and Grace (Mallam) O’Toole. Paul attended and graduated from the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Schools in Seneca, KS. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Paul was a glass cutter for Harding Glass for 35 years. He managed the Harding Glass in Shawnee from 1973 until his retirement in 1996. Paul was a member of the Old St. Joseph High School Booster Club and was a fourth degree knight in the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Judith O’Toole; two daughters, Diana Bratton and Donna (Mike) Lowther both of Shawnee, KS; two sons, Daniel O’Toole, Kansas City, MO and Dennis (Lisa) O’Toole, Overland Park, KS; sister, Dorothy Hutchens, Idaho Falls, ID; brother, James O’Toole, Lawrence, KS and eight grandchildren.
AUGUST H. MULLER
August H. Muller, 86 of Mission, KS passed away April 2, 2005 at his home. He will be buried with military honors at Ft. Scott National Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Our Reedemer Lutheran Church, Aquebogue, NY.
August was born May 4, 1918 in Brooklyn, NY, lived in Riverhead, NY, for 60 years before moving to Kansas. He served in WW II in the First US/Canadian Special Service Force and the 101st Airborne Division where he was in 7 campaigns and the recipient of the Bronze Star. He was a member in the VFW. He enjoyed spending time fishing, gardening and crocheting. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lillian ;his daughter, Lynn Terry and her husband Charles of Prairie Village, KS, his son; Dennis and his wife Susan of Gig Harbor, WA, 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
VINCENT T. MCCARTHY
Vincent T. McCarthy of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully at home Monday, March 7, 2005. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Wed. March 9, 2005, at the Amos Family Chapel of Lenexa. Memorial Mass of Resurrection will be 10:30 AM, Thursday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Two memorial funds have been set up in Vinc’s name: Holy Spirit Catholic Church Restoration Fund, 11300 West 103rde St. Overland Park, KS 66214 or Hospice and Home Health Services of Olathe Medical Center, 20333 West 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061.
Vincent was born in Logan Township Perth County Ontario on Jan. 8, 1927, to Daniel and Elizabeth (Gaffney) McCarthy.
Vince was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Thomas, Joseph, and John. Survivors include his wife, Sandy, Three sons, Paul of Seattle, WA, Kevin of Yorba Linda, CA, Philip of Shawnee, KS, Step-son Greg Foley (Sandy) of Olathe, Step Daughter, Susan Johnson of Overland Park, two sisters, Margaret Morrison of Mitchell, Ontario, Joan (Don) Foster of Shelby Township, MI, One brother, Kenneth (Michelle) of Etobicoke, Ontario, two sisters-in-law, Jane McCarthy, London, Ontario and Alice McCarthy of Shawnee and Alyssa McCarthy of Overland Park, KS, three step grandchildren, Jason Foley of Gardner, KS Jennifer Resner of Gardner, KS and Stephanie Johnson of Overland Park, KS and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vince worked for Massey Ferguson for 40 plus years. Vince loved hockey, golfing, reading, and music. He adored his family, especially the grandchildren.
DOROTHY V. LEMMONS
Dorothy V. Lemmons, 84, of Overland Park, KS, passed away, Saturday, April 2, 2005 at her home in the presence of her family. The Mass of Resurrection will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Visitation will be 6 – 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Amos Family Chapel of Lenexa where the Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Kansas City Hospice.
Dorothy was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived in this area since 1961. She was a devout Catholic and member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and a former member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. She was a volunteer at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She was preceded in death by a brother, George Fallar, in 1989. Survivors include her daughter, Donna (Mark) Kunz, of Lenexa, KS; a sister Jacqueline Callahan, of Garden City, L.I., NY; a granddaughter, Jami Keller; three grandsons, Adam (Lisa) Keller, Michael Kunz and Casey Kunz; and she was expecting the arrival of a great grandson, Brady Keller.
James LeCluyse, 56, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Friday August 5, 2005 at his home. Funeral services will be held 10 AM., Wednesday August 10, 2005 at The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. A visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Tuesday evening and the funeral home. Family suggests memorial contributions be sent to The American Cancer Society.
Jim worked in the seed and grain business, and more recently was working in antiques. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and traveling. Jim was preceded in death by his parents Robert C. and June (Schilter) LeCluyse and one brother Robert E. He is survived by his loving wife, Cecelia of the home, sons; Michael at Whiteman AFB Warrensburg, MO, Scott and Jonathan both of the home. Daughters; Kim Avery-Smith (Shawn) of Joplin, MO, Natalie Avery (Jim Kirksey) of Warrensburg, MO, stepmother; Josephine of Lenexa, KS. Brothers; Mike (Julie) of Leawood, KS, Tom (Diane) Ft. Collins, CO, Joe (Eileen) of Scottsdale, AZ, Bill (Debbie) of Olathe, KS, sister; Anna of Lenexa, KS brother; Chris (Christina) of Austin, TX, seven Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
ALLEN RICHARD KISTNER
Allen Richard Kistner, 78 of Shawnee, KS passed away Monday, December, 20 2004 at Shawnee Gardens Nursing Center. Memorial services will be held 11 AM Thursday Dec. 23, 2004 following a visitation from 10 to 11 AM. Family suggests memorials be sent to Crosslines.
Allen was born Jan. 13, 1926 in Cleveland, OH. to Winifred and Frank Kistner. He graduated from Holy Name High School in 1944. He worked at Electric Products in Cleveland for 33 years. He was an avid bowler and once bowled a 300 game. He is survived by son Timothy and his wife Angela; stepdaughters Donna Adamowicz and her husband Kevin, Julie Ohahoske and her husband Brian, stepson Darrell Meeker and his wife Kathy, two brothers; George and Ronny Kistner.
ROSEMARY ELIZABETH McVEY KOOKEN LAGOMARCINO
Rosemary Elizabeth McVey Kooken Lagomarcino was born on March 7, 1926 . On her 79th birthday, March 7, 2005, she returned to our Lord’s loving arms after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Rosemary was the oldest daughter of Edward and Teresa McVey, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by Richard A. Lagomarcino, her husband of 24 years, on February 5, 2005. She will be missed every day by her family, which include her son, Donald H. Kooken, Jr, his wife, Joanie, and their children; Kristie, Matthew and Tom. Also, her daughter, Karen M. Santa Cruz, her husband, Steve, and their children; Heather, Nathan, Elizabeth and Kyle. She is also survived by two sisters and three brothers; Louise Carter, Eileen Bolin, and Edward, John and William McVey; and their families.
Rosemary’s treasures in life were her faith and family. She was a member of St. Pius X parish since 1955. She attributes much of this faith building to her family and her 12 years education at St. Vincent’s Academy. Her faith was an inspiration to her children and grandchildren, particularly throughout her illness. After many years of working to raise her children, her greatest joy in her retirement was spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her energy and fun-loving spirit to be actively involved in their lives will be cherished memories of our dear mother and grandmother forever.
Visitation will be 6-9 PM, Wednesday, March 9 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee, where a Rosary recitation will be at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, March 10 at the St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5500 Woodson, Mission, KS 66202; burial in the Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church or School.