Toni Goldthwait 73, passed away April 17, 2019. A Celebration of Life service will take place on Saturday May 11th at 10:00am in Phillips Memorial Baptist Church 565 Pontiac Avenue Cranston.
Mrs. Goldthwait was born November 13, 1945 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late William and Laura Duncan.
Growing up in Oxford, Connecticut, she graduated from Southbury High School in 1963, and attended Mitchell College.
Toni married her soulmate, Philip Goldthwait in 1969, and they had lived in Gaithersburg, Maryland; Beacon Falls, Connecticut; Cranston, Rhode Island; and DeLand Florida.
Besides her husband Philip, she is survived by her two sons, Jeffrey and wife Kimberly of Cranston, and James and wife Rayni of DeLand; as well as five grandchildren, Noah, Jack, Willow, Micah and Jonah, who were the apple of her eye.
Toni was known for her big hugs and big heart and helping those in need around her. Because of this, the family requests that any memorial tributes be given in her memory to the Providence Rescue Mission.
Stephen Bishop - 05/08/2019
I love you and remember our time with great fondness. Thank you so much for helping shape me into who I’ve become. Memories of Aunt Toni, Uncle Phil, Jeff and Jim riding around listening to Neil Diamond are welded in my mind. I love you wonderful Aunt Toni. - Nephew -Stephen
Susan Cable - 05/08/2019
My love and prayers to all of you. Toni was a special lady who touched many in a loving way including mine. Thank you all for the memories.
Pat & Joe Casey - 05/09/2019
So sorry we will miss celebrating Toni. It was an honor to have her in our lives so many years ago at PMBC and we shall never forget her love for humanity. Our deepest sympathy to Phil, Jeffrey, James and the entire family.
Tracy Reese - 05/09/2019
I’m going to miss our long talks. All the laughter that we shared all the stories you would tell me. All the uplifting moments you gave me. And most of all I’m going to miss your big huge bear hug’s with that tremendous smile. Rest in peace Tony I have nothing but love for you. Thank you for shining On my soul and making me see things in a different way.