The Obit For Red Toomey

Matthew Peters "Red" Toomey

Published in The Times-Picayune from August 18 to August 20, 2012

Matthew "Red" Peters Toomey passed away on Friday, August 17, 2012, at 3:00pm.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Betty" Schomburg. Son of the late Matthew Charles Toomey, Jr. and Bertha Peters Toomey. Brother of the late Grace Toomey Barbarich. Uncle of the late Leah Pete Barbarich, Jr.

He was a graduate of Francis T. Nicholls High School. He played Legion and professional baseball, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He was also a retiree of the New Orleans Clerks and Checkers Local 1497.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at 12:00pm, at Greenwood Funeral Home (formerly All Faiths), 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124.

Visitation will be from 10:00am until service time.

Interment immediately following in Greenwood Mausoleum.