Category Archives: Torontos From Anywhere

Lamont Toronto in the April Ensign???

I recently received a call from a friend alerting me that they saw a photo of my dad, Lamont Toronto, in the new April Ensign. Not finding it online, I searched for the magazine at home and immediately saw a … Continue reading

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Torontos in the Church News Today.

Check today’s Church News for a Story about some Toronto’s and Haiti. Michael Moody was the Mission President of Haiti from 2000 to 2003. His wife, Maria Toronto Moody is my cousin. They are presently in Tahiti serving as the … Continue reading

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A Gift with a Lift – Etta’s Collection

      When you get to Heaven       You will likely view       Many folks whose presence there       Will be a shock to you.       But keep very quiet,       And do not even stare–       Doubtless there’ll be many folks       Surprised to see *you* there.             Page … Continue reading

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Michael Has a Girlfriend! – Updated!

We finally spoke with Michael on the phone this morning and found out, while we were talking with him, that he was with… (gasp)… a girl! Giovanna Boscarino! He met her in Milan when he went there for General Conference. … Continue reading

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From Ruth Flake – Cousin

Hello Cousin Joe, How wonderful it has been to see all the pictures of your fine family and especially my beloved Aunt Helen. (I am Bob and Clara’s daughter) and I was so excited when my sister, Linda Toronto Cox, … Continue reading

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Helen’s Funeral Celebration, Audio, Photos.

September 12, 2009 Click the link to download the audio file or click the ► play buttons below to just listen. Family Prayer [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Chapel Service [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Grave … Continue reading

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Helen Davidson Toronto – Last Days

Sept. 10, 1912 ~ Sept. 8, 2009 For the past year, mother has been staying at the Cottonwood Creek care center. Two weeks ago, after she began a fairly rapid decline in strength and began to lose weight we brought her … Continue reading

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My Amazing wife Cindy.

Last Tuesday, my mother Helen Toronto moved in to our home on short notice. I can’t say enough about my amazing wife Cindy. Not only is she taking in her mother-in-law, she’s also taking a leave of absence from work and stayed … Continue reading

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The “Look”.

Sally captured this picture of mom on her visit here in July and as sometimes happens in photography, something extraordinary is captured quite by accident. Aside from the fact that the lighting makes it look like her hair is glowing and her skin is radiating from … Continue reading

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A Grandmother’s Love…

Would a Grandmother give her life to give her grandson a gift? Click “Play” below. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Last year, Michael’s brother David was getting married the day after Thanksgiving. As you know, Michael was in … Continue reading

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