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Audrey E. Toth


Winthrop – Audrey E. Toth, 71, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital with the love and support of her family at her bedside. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.

Audrey was born on September 2, 1942 in Potsdam, daughter of the late Arthur H. and Krystal M. (Ash) Cole, Sr. She received her diploma from St. Lawrence Central School. Her marriage to Richard White ended in divorce. On October 3, 1992, she married Stephen Frank Toth at the gazebo in Massena. They were a unique couple blessed with 21 years who successfully blended their children into one family. Throughout the years, Audrey worked as a waitress and cook at various restaurants. Hungry patrons, who stopped into Lil’s Place in Brasher Falls, knew they would receive some awesome food and the “Best Macaroni & Cheese in the North Country”.

A very talented lady, she would do macramé, crochet, make dolls and expressed her feelings in her writings. She wrote poems and was able to show her humor in the roasts she wrote. Audrey was a naturally wise person, who did not judge people, accepted everyone as a friend, giving overflowing love and hugs you would never forget. She loved to dance to country western music, doing her “Cole Stomp”, entertaining those around her. Her beautiful soul emitted a positive attitude that proved she was an angel on earth.

She will remain forever in the hearts of; the man that called her “Lovie”, her husband, Frank; her children, Lori and Gerald Ashley of Norwood, Sherry and Hal Gilbert of Brasher Falls, Christopher and Patti White of Brasher Falls and her step-son, Dan and Jolene Truax of Massena; her siblings, Ruth Spoor of Churubusco, Shirley and Theron LaRue of Norwood, Herman and Zelma Cole of Mitchell, IN and Dayna Cole from Norwood; her grandchildren, Adam and Rebecca White, Krystal White, Eli and Liza Gilbert, Michelle and Travis Mattison, Molly Sue White, Joshua White, Hannah White and Levi White; seven great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. One son, Richard K. White, predeceased her.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8, Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Audrey’s funeral service and Celebration of Life will be Thursday morning at 10:30 at the funeral home with Rev. Donald Curry officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Massena.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Audrey’s honor to Tri Town Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 238, Brasher Falls, NY 13613.

Memories and condolences can be shared with her family at

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