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John Toner, III
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
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John Toner, III, of Monticello, died May 29, 2009, after a short illness, at Grady Memorial Hospital, at the age of 57. Son of the late Walter John Toner, II, he was a member of the First Methodist Church in Plattsburgh, NY. He was involved in Boy Scouts in his earlier days as well as DeMolay International. Mr. Toner graduated from Beekmantown Central School in 1971, and also attended SUNY in Canton, NY, and Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh. He worked for many years as a deputy sheriff in Plattsburgh and at Dannemora Penitentiary and Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, GA. Mr. Toner was a devoted, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend to many. He will be missed by all who knew him, including his pets. Survivors include his mother, Dr. Barbara Toner of Covington; son, John Toner IV of Dallas; granddaughter, Marcela Erin Toner of Dallas; sisters, Deborah Toner Foley of Newark Valley, NY, Sherrill Toner of Jackson; niece, Jamie Foley of Newark Valley, NY. A Memorial service for Mr. Toner will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 3:00 PM, at the chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Rd. The family will receive friends from 1-3 PM on the day of service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Walter J. and Barbara F. Toner Memorial Fund for the Traumatic Brain Injury Center, c/o Plattsburgh College Foundation, 101 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY, 12901-2681. Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home – Covington, GA 770-786-7062 to place online condolences (770) 784-5582 (24-Hour Obituary Line)