Madaleine Louise Harris Toy


Madaleine Louise Harris Toy, 101, died on January 14, 2013.

She was a daughter of the late George H. Harris and Annie L. Reinhardt Harris and a resident of Pawtuxet Village for most of her life.

She is survived by her children and spouses, Mary-Ann Robinson of Bath, New York, (Robert), Paul (Pete) C. Toy, Jr. of Exeter, (Judith) and Polly T. Barey of Warwick, (Steve Starger); grandchildren, Shelley K. Barker, Amey L. Rusak, Philip Robinson, all of Bath, NY; Karen J. Toy of South Kingstown, Linda T. Sessa of Madison, Connecticut, Emily B. Barey of Madison, Wisconsin, Ashley A. Barey of Golden, Colorado; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brother, George A. Harris, and sister, Myrtle Harris Dunn; her husband of 35 years Paul C. Toy, Sr.; her granddaughters Betsy Louise Robinson and Ellen Toy Russell, and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Madaleine will be held on Saturday, June 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the Pawtuxet Baptist Church, 2157 Broad St., Cranston. A reception will follow at the Pawtuxet Athletic Club, 12 Aborn St., Cranston.

Contributions in her name can be made to the Salvation Army or the Warwick Historical Society. Condolences may be left at


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