Mary B. Toton - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Mary B. Toton

November 6, 1945 - May 11, 2019

          Mary B. Toton, age 73, of New Castle, DE, died after a brave battle with kidney cancer on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

          Born in Flushing, New York on November 6, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Wadsworth and Loretta (Costello) Bennett. Mary was a graduate of Marywood College in Scranton, PA, where she received a degree in music education. She made her career as an elementary vocal music teacher.

          In her leisure time, Mary enjoyed playing board games and visiting casinos. She loved travelling and taking cruises with her husband. A gifted musician, Mary took pride in playing the piano and making recordings for her family. Above all else, she was a devoted wife, mom, grandmother and friend.

          She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Donald J. Toton; children, Steven Bennett Farrell (Andrea) of Wyomissing, PA and Christopher James Farrell (Mary Pisculli) of Philadelphia, PA; and grandchildren, Luca and Theodora and a third on the way.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.


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  • Dear Don and Family,
    We are saddened to hear about Mary. The world will shine a little less bright. She was such a sweet lady. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
    All our love,
    Reginald and Michele Brown

  • Love you Mary- make beautiful music with the angels- will miss your smile and wonderful sense of humorđź’•

  • 29 August 2019
    Dear Don
    It was with tears in my eyes and much sadness to read of Mary’s passing. Such a beautiful lady in every way.
    I shall miss her newsy Christmas letter.
    Losing Richard was so very difficult; I understand your pain.
    My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
    Irene Donaldson, Tasmania, Australia