Stephanie R.R. Toomey led distinguished life in career and community
Stephanie Rose Rowlett Toomey, 55, of Hanover died Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 1 a.m. at Norton Hosparus Inpatient Unit in Louisville, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Bro. Dan Corbin will officiate. Interment will be at New Prospect Cemetery near Saluda. Friends and family may visit Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Ms. Toomey was a 1980 graduate of Southwestern High School and attended Ivy Tech, becoming a nursing assistant then medical assistant and finally an RN. She had worked at Madison State Hospital as a registered nurse, staff educator, and infection control leader. She then became a state surveyor of long term care centers for the State of Indiana. Ms. Toomey was an education consultant and instructor for Ivy Tech and also taught certified nursing assistant courses for area nursing homes as well. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, working in stained glass, acrylic painting, baking, making candy, singing karaoke, and spending time with her grandchildren. Ms. Toomey helped found the Teen Center at Hanover and was instrumental in the Wood Stock project at the park. She attended Paynesville Christian Church and Calvary Baptist Church.
Born December 10, 1961, in Madison, Ms. Toomey was the daughter of Virgil O. and Myrtle B. Colber Rowlett.
Survivors include daughters, Starla (Joseph Brown) Toomey and Molly (Nicholas Richmond) both of Madison; son, Brandon Toomey of Hanover; grandchildren, Kolten and Jeffrey Kleopfer, Alexis Scharlau, and Trenton Toomey; brothers, Steve (Michelle) Rowlett of Owenton, Kentucky, Jeffrey (Rhianna) Rowlett of Madison, and William Wesley (Carrie Beall) Rowlett of North Vernon; and sister, Joanna Gallagher of Madison.
Ms. Toomey was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Michael and Stacey Rowlett; and grandparents, William and Mary Wainscott Colber and Albert and Lottie Williams Rowlett.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to her memorial fund for nursing scholarships.