Obituary of Dermot Thomas O'Toole
Dermot Thomas O’Toole passed away peacefully after a tragic accident, with his family by his side, on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Dermot was born on May 25, 1992 in Peace River, Alberta, to Laurence and Catherine (Clarke) O’Toole. He moved to Savannah, Georgia at the age of eight where he spent 7 years of his life enjoying the southern way of life then moving to Cochrane, Alberta where he enjoyed a country boys life, from there he moved to Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick where he met his Fiancée Samantha McLeod.
Dermot will be dearly missed by his parents, Laurence and Catherine, Fiancé Samantha McLeod, Brother Ciaran O’Toole (Alicia Rose), Stepdaughters Kelsey and Sadie McLeod, Aunts; Patricia McCormack (Philip) and Myra Connolly (Myles), Uncles; Michael Clarke (Angela), Pat O’Toole (Veronica) and John O’Toole (Eileen) all of Ireland, Special Nephew Aidan O’Toole, Father in-law Charlie McLeod, Brother in law Evan McLeod, Sister in law Natasha McEachern, many cousins, dear friends and his beloved dog Whiskey.
Dermot was the life of the party; he was hilarious and such a kind person. He enjoyed having a drink with his buddies, campfires, and garage nights with Sam’s family.
He loved to work with his hands and was an excellent tradesman, he was into carpentry and welding. Dermot enjoyed golfing, ATVing, fishing, and hunting. He loved spending time outdoors, especially with his Fiancé Samantha.
Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3 506-634-1701. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 12 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM. A Mass will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM from Holy Spirit Parish, St. Matthews Catholic Church. Donations in Dermot’s memory can be made to the NB Tissue and Organ Donation Program or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Due to Covid-19 health measures placed on indoor gatherings by the Government of New Brunswick, all of those, 12 and over, attending the Visitation and Funeral Mass will be required to show proof of vaccination and a piece of government issued ID, or proof of medical exemption
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