Arthur Toland

A photo of Arthur Toland
It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of our father, Arthur Maddock Toland On April 18, 2019 at Riverview Gardens, Chatham-Kent, Ontario. His family was by his side in his final moments.
Arthur was born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, May 18th, 1932, the son of the late Patrick and Lucy (Maddock).    He was pre deceased by his wife Jessie (McNab), and brother James Tolland.
Arthur is survived by his children and their spouses Patricia Molyneaux (Thomas), Douglas Toland (Debbie), and Kevin Toland (Jane).  Grandchildren Sara, Matthew, Ryan, Katherine, Kerri Lynn, Elizabeth and Emma.  Arthur will also be missed by Wee Maggie, his constant companion.
Papa is also survived by great grandchildren Colin, Jackson, James,Anissa, Leela and Nadia.  Also left to mourn are his sister Myra Cloutier and several nieces and nephews and extended family in Scotland and Australia.
The biggest achievement in Arthur’s life was emigrating from Scotland to Canada in 1966 to establish a new life for his young family.  He was very proud of his childrens’ and grandchildrens’ successes in their lives and always fondly remembered the day he became a Canadian citizen.
Arthur was a multi faceted man who enjoyed several pastimes and hobbies.  Perhaps his strongest passion, a love of travel, was triggered by his first overseas trip to Egypt where he proudly served with the Royal Engineers during the Suez Canal conflict followed by various trips to Scotland, Europe and Western Canada. Bible study, photography, fishing, camping, woodworking, gardening  and politics were also of keen interest.
The family is extremely grateful for the care and attention that dad received at Riverview Gardens. For that we will remain forever thankful.
Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com
 
Friends and family wishing to remember Arthur with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Chatham Kent Animal Rescue

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We are sending sincere sympathy in the passing of a dear Dad and Grampa to the Toland family, with hugs to Kerri Lynn and family. Our thoughts are with you. Matthew, Jane and Brian Wright

To Doug, Deb and all your family, we are sadened to hear of the passing of your loved one. Thinking of you.

Deb, Doug and family...so sorry for your loss.

Doug, Deb, Matt, Ry and Kerri - We are thinking of your family during this difficult time. Sending you our condolences and love. The Paine's.

Doug, Deb and Kerri- Our deepest condolences on the passing of your dad, father in law and grandfather

Out thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.. Linda/Mike Lanz

So very sorry for your loss....our sincere condolences to the Toland family.

Doug, Deb and families, so sorry to hear of your loss, RIP Art sincerely Sheila McTavish and family

To the Toland Family, our sincerest sympathy to you all for the passing of your father, grandfather. You are in our thoughts and prayers. From your old neighbors-The Lane Family

Dear Doug Deb and familiy Please accept our condolences on the passing of your Father Helen Ouellette Chris and Billy Jo, Matt and Carlin Cunningham

To Doug, Deb, Ryan, Matthew & Kerri Lynn So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Doug, Deb, Matt, Ryan and Kerri. Barb and I send our sincere condolences to you and your extended families. We hope you cherish fond the memories of Art.

Sorry to hear of your Father's passing today, thinking of you Patricia, Doug, Kevin and all the family at this sad time. Love from Falkirk, Scotland xx Shona & Davey // April 19 2019

So sorry to learn of the passing of your father, my thoughts are with you Patricia, Doug and Kevin and family. Love from all in old Kilpatrick Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

It was with sadness today that we heard of the passing of Uncle Arthur. Our condolences go to Patricia, Doug, Kevin and their families. Take care our family in Canada xx

My Condolences to Doug, Deb and all the family. You are in my prayers.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Now at peace. A true Scot if ever there was one. Will miss you Uncle Art.

Saddened to hear the passing of your father, Doug- sending our condolences to you and your family-

Doug and family, Sorry for the loss of a beloved member of your family. Thoughts and prayers go out to you all at this difficult time.