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Daniel Weaver Toohey

February 5, 1940 ~ April 10, 2017 (age 77)

Daniel Weaver Toohey of Potomac, MD, died at home on Monday, April 10, 2017, of renal cancer.  He was 77. Beloved husband of 51 years of Anne Latta Toohey; loving father of Bridget Toohey Weber (Brian) of Adamstown, MD;  Sean Kirkpatrick Toohey (Kim Maroney) of Raleigh, NC; devoted grandfather of Mary Kate, Cassidy, Colleen Keefe and Caitlin and Emily Toohey.

Born in St. Louis, MO, on February 5, 1940, to the late Marion and Jerome Toohey, Mr. Toohey is survived by his brother Michael (Mary Ann) and his sister Kathleen Gunn (Tom), all of St. Louis, and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Toohey was a lawyer (St. Louis University, A.B. 1961; J.D. 1964) with over 40 years’ experience in government and private practice, holding memberships in the U.S. Supreme Court bar as well as the Washington, DC, Missouri, and New York state bars.   He held a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University (2005) and was a member of the International Coach Federation.  He was also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA and the Burning Tree Club. 

Mr. Toohey  served on many corporate and not-for-profit boards including The Shakespeare Theatre, the Legal Aid Society, and the Greater Washington Board of Trade.  Because of his illness he had stepped down from the NewTower Trust Company’s Board of Directors after serving the past 11 years, first as Chairman then as Lead Director.

A funeral Mass will be offered at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 6900 River Road, Bethesda, on Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m. Interment private. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, or Montgomery Hospice at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Catholic Charities of Washingon DC
PO Box 96185, Washington DC 20090-6185
Tel: 1-202-772-4361

Montgomery Hospice
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville MD 20850
Tel: 1-301-921-4400

 Service Information

Funeral Mass
May 6, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
6900 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

Funeral Service

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