Helen (McAfee) “Love” Toto

September 7, 1942 - September 24, 2019

          Helen (McAfee) “Love” Toto, age 77, of New Castle, DE, and formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

          She was the loving daughter of the late Helen (Segon) and George Evancho and step-father, Eddie McAfee, whom she was later adopted by.

          Helen was a very positive and strong person who would do anything for anyone.  She enjoyed crocheting, word puzzles and painting.  Helen was devoted to her church.  She was a Eucharistic minister, lector, volunteered with Meals on Wheels and the carnival.  Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, especially during the holidays. She delighted in preparing for Christmas decorating and cooking.  Helen will be deeply missed.

          In addition to her parents and step-father, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Sebastian “Buzzy”; sons, Raymond and Sebastian, Jr.; step-daughter, Marianne; and grandson, Anthony.  Helen was the loving mother of Edmond (Danielle), Melanie, Valerie (Walt), Sherrie, Karl, Helen (Robert); devoted mom mom to Walter Thompson III; her favorite sister-in-law, Esther Papa; and many nieces and nephews.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, 626 Baily Road, Yeadon, PA.

          The family would like to offer a special thanks to Tawana, Susan, Emily and Dr. Liu at Seasons Hospice for the exceptional care given to Helen during her illness.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Helen’s memory to the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.


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11 Condolences for Helen (McAfee) “Love” Toto

  • Condolences to the Toto family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest peacefully Mrs. Toto.

  • A wonderful mother took the time out of her life to make me into a strong professional human being and man. God knew your love for him and the fact you were tired so he came and put his arms around you and took you to peace and no pain. I will miss you mom but in my heart you will always be with me an angel on my shoulder I will always do everything to make you proud and I will remember everything you taught me throughout my life. I love you with all my heart mom. Rest In Peace and know everything is ALL GOOD.

  • It was a pleased to have been apart of the team caring for your mom. Thank you for sharing Ms. Helen with me!!!

  • Condolences to you and your family

  • Toto family, I’m deeply sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayer’s. May she rest in peace.

  • So very for the loss of this special lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Toto family.

  • Our condolences to the family. Helen was a wonderful person ,Mom and Grand-mom and will be truly missed.

  • So sorry to hear about mom’s passing , Helen you were there for mom everyday and I know how much she will be missed. Prayers and condolences to you and your family.

  • Does was such a angel who loved her children very much memoties filled with lI’ve will keep her alive in your hearts forever. Bless all of you

  • A blessing to me. My mom who took time away from herself to give to others. A very caring and loving woman. I thank God everyday when I awaken and before I close my eyes for blessing me with a lovely wonderful awesome beautiful woman to call my mom and best friend. Thank you mom for all you did and gave to me. I miss you so much and love you with all my heart. God bless you always. May you eternally RIP ❤🙏🙏

  • Our thoughts are with the Toto family. Helen was and still is an angel. May many memories keep her alive forever in your hearts.