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Daniel Peter Toomey

May 25, 1951 June 29, 2019
Daniel Peter Toomey
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Daniel Peter Toomey, age 68, a longtime resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away on June 29, 2019.

He was born on May 25, 1951 in Chicago, IL to the late Marie D. and Daniel J. Toomey.

Dan is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Christine Marie Toomey (nee Grabowski); loving children Lisa Smith and Michael Fontaine; cherished granddaughters Kaitlyn Smith and Brittany Smith; dear siblings Maureen (Dennis) Beaudoin, Kathy (Robert) Roels, and Jerry (Susan) Toomey; fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Dan graduated from Gordon Technical High School in Chicago, IL and then went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from DePaul University in Chicago.

Dan started his career as a policeman in Shorewood, IL where he also volunteered for the Troy Twp. Fire Department. He spent 31 years with the Bolingbrook Police Department, attaining the rank of Detective, retiring in 2010.

Dan dedicated his life serving others. He was a leader/mentor for BSA Law Enforcement Explorer post #38 of the Bolingbrook P.D. for over 20 years. He remained active with the Explorers even after retirement. Dan was also a volunteer dive master for a high adventure water rescue team in Downers Grove.

He enjoyed carpentry/woodworking and electrical work and was always happy to help his friends using these skills. He also had a deep interest in Indy car racing.

Above all else, Dan will be remembered as a loving and caring husband and father. He will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Monday, July 8, 4:00-8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 15219 S. Joliet Rd. Plainfield, IL 60544.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 9 10:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 1501 W Boughton Rd. Bolingbrook, IL 60490.

Interment will be private.

For more information, please call (815)436-9221.

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4:00 PM 7/8/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 7/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

1501 Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60490

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
1501 Boughton Road Bolingbrook 60490 IL
United States

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