Cayla Gouthro Toomey

Obituary of Cayla Gouthro Toomey

Cayla Gouthro Toomey, 52 Glace Bay It is with deep sadness and broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Cayla Gouthro Toomey, on Wednesday March 17, 2021, on the An Cala Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Glace Bay, on August 14, 1968, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine ‘Kay’ (Doyle) Gouthro. Cayla was a devoted and loving wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and true friend to many. Cayla loved her family dearly; she was a kind, loving, caring lady with a beautiful infectious smile. Cayla would always brighten the lives of others. She truly loved her daily drives with Tim; Halifax shopping trips and having family and friends gatherings and of course, having her favorite drink - White Russians. There was nothing Cayla liked better than interesting conversations with good friends; she could have an engaging conversation with anyone. Cayla was employed and enjoyed her work at Staples and City Printers Plus. Cayla is survived by her husband, the love of her life and soul mate Tim Toomey; her pride and joy and best friend - daughter Haley (Logan); son Ryan; daughter-in-law Tiffany and granddaughter Rhiannon and soon to be born granddaughter Oaklynd. Cayla is also survived by her sisters Charlene, Debbie (Darrell), Heather (Ronnie) and Lisa; brothers Martin (Shelia) and Troy (Debbie); several brothers and sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Cayla was predeceased by her special brother-in-law Mick. Cayla will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Tim, Haley and Ryan would like to sincerely thank John and Patricia Wilcox for being there every step of the way; your caring and kindness made this most difficult time more bearable; a very special thank you to Blair Slade for your support and love through this very difficult journey. Special thanks for Cayla’s large circle of friends for all their love and support during her journey: Terri Jackson, Carol Ann MacDonald, Tracey MacNeil, Kerri Aucoin, Carolyn Hallett, Carolyn MacKinnon, Cindy Somerton, Lysa Marchand, Brenda Ballah and Cathy O’Neil. Tim and Haley would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to many healthcare providers who compassionately cared for Cayla during this past year. Special thanks Dr. Saneea Abboud, Dr.Kian Khodadad and Nurse Michelle Kelly, Cayla’s amazing VON team and Hospice/Palliative Care Cape Breton. Cremation has taken place. In honoring Cayla’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists, 370 Reserve Street, Glace Bay,NS (902)849-4199. Memorial donations may be made in Cayla’s memory to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation or Hospice Cape Breton Palliative Care. “Loved beyond words and missed beyond measure” Cayla, our hearts are broken, but we take comfort in knowing you are now in a peaceful place reunited with wonderful family and friends.

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As per Cayla's wishes there will be no visitation or memorial services.
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