NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- James (Jim) O'Toole 78, A lifelong New Rochelle native and local sports writer for the Standard Star and Journal News passed away Sunday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx after a brief illness.
For twenty-five years, Jim was a bartender at Spectators sports pub in New Rochelle.
Jim was inducted to the New Rochelle Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.
Jim O'Toole leaves behind his loving wife Mary and three sons, Matthew, a resident in Florida, Lawrence of Greenwich, CT and James of New Rochelle, NY and three grandchildren William, Natalie and Cooper. Jim was predeceased by three brothers PJ, Frank and Jack.
He loved to write about many local kids in sports and many softball teams and there players.
Funeral information will be posted as soon as the family has made the arrangements.
Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc.
16 Shea Place
New Rochelle, NY
Visiting hours will be Wednesday September 26 from 7 - 9 p.m. and Thursday September 27 from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be on Friday September 28 at 10: 30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church.
Internment is private.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Butterflies From Jodie 31 President Street NR NY 10801.