Catherine Anne Toohey

Catherine Anne Toohey

April 04, 1949 - September 08, 2018

Catherine Anne Toohey

April 04, 1949 - September 08, 2018


April 4, 1949 – September 8, 2018

Cathy passed away peacefully at her home in San Juan Capistrano after gracefully and valiantly fighting cancer. Raised in Long Beach, she attended Marymount High School in Palos Verdes and graduated from Loyola Marymount University. After teaching thirteen years at Harbor Day School in Newport Beach, she relocated to New York City to pursue her passion, publishing children’s literature. She eventually became Vice President of Marketing, Education Group for Scholastic, Inc.

Cathy was preceded in death by her husband Dr. James Posner, her parents Fritz and Frances Toohey and brother Mark Toohey, S.J. She is survived by her siblings, Richard (Carolyn) Toohey and Jane (James) McNaught and seven nieces and nephews. Cathy is also survived by Jackie (Evan) Glassman and Ted (Karen) Posner and her five grandchildren: Jacob, Abby, Justin, Erica and Georges.

In her memory, a donation may be made to,
Casa de los Pobres, P.O. Box 432256, San Ysidro, CA 92143-2256


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4 responses to Catherine Anne Toohey

  1. My deepest sympathies to Cathy’s family – she was a dear friend and valued co-worker –

  2. Cathy was a classmate at St Barnabas elementary in Long Beach and Richard was in my brother Charles’ class. God bless her and she is in my prsyers??✝ï,

  3. My condolences to Cathy’s family – She was a spirited and fun-filled classmate at Marymount. Will keep her in my prayers.

  4. Heidi says:

    So sad to hear of Cathy’s passing. She was a star on Earth and now an angel in Heaven.

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