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Florence E Toomey , 90 of South Windsor, died peacefully on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Mid-State Medical Center. Florence was born on March 19, 1927 in Providence, RI. She was the beloved daughter of Frank and Florence (Moore ) Finnegan. Family was always important to Florence. Her mother, Florence died when she was only nine. She moved in with grandparents and extended family along with her father and beloved brother “Dick” age 2 at the time. She grew up in Providence attending Blessed Sacrament School, class of 1945. She was an independent woman, graduating from Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing, and going on to work as a Registered Nurse for well over 20 years. On July 2, 1955, she married the love of her life, Martin J. Toomey Jr . They moved to Warwick in 1960 where they would have happily stayed forever, until the draw of three beautiful granddaughters brought them to South Windsor in 1997. She leaves her devoted daughter, Maureen and her husband, David Pearson of South Windsor, her caring granddaughters, Katherine and her husband Sean Gallagher of East Haddam, Emily Pearson and Carolyn Pearson both of West Hartford. She was predeceased by her dear husband, Martin and by her brother Richard Finnegan and his wife Dorothy. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Karen Remley of Warwick, RI.Her family will receive friends on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 5-8 p.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. Family and friends may gather on Friday, February 16, 2018, 11 a.m., at the funeral home; followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 12 Noon at St. Margaret Mary Church in South Windsor. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Greenwich, RI, will follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Margaret Mary Church, South Windsor. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.