Dr. Evelyn's Story
December 16, 1929 - September 30, 2017
Dr. Evelyn Toni, 87 of Bluefield, WV passed away after a long illness on September 30, 2017.
Born in Baghdad, Iraq, she was the daughter of the late Najiba and Fathallah Toni. She is survived by a brother Albert Toni and wife Selwa, of New Jersey, sister Leila Azzo and husband Hikmet of Bluefield, WV, nephews, Dr. Walid Azzo and wife Mary of Bluefield, WV, Laith Toni and wife Aseel of Belair, MD and Dr. Louay Toni of Seattle, WA, nieces Dr. Muna Azzo of Miami, Fl, Nehla Murad and husband Ammar of Greenwich, CT and Dr. Susan Gilbert and husband Mazin of Warren, NJ.
Dr. Toni completed her undergraduate education in Baghdad, Iraq, and received the highest score of all students taking the national exam that year. This accomplishment awarded her a full scholarship to the medical school of the American University of Beirut. Dr. Toni spent most of her career as a Pathologist in the greater New York City area.
Dr. Toni was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bluefield, WV and a past member of the Bluefield Elks Lodge and Bluefield Lioness Club.
The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry, 1017 Wyoming St., Bluefield, WV 24701.
A Memorial services will be held for Dr. Toni on October 7, 2017 in Somerset, New Jersey.
Those who wish to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting: www.MercerFuneralHome.com.
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Evelyn Toni.
Published on October 5, 2017