Sidney A. Toll

Feb 18, 1938 - Mar 24, 2017

Sidney's Story

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Belfast - Sidney A. Toll peacefully left this world the morning of March 24, 2017. Sid was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Feb. 18, 1938, to Morris and Tillie Toll.
In 1956, he married his high school sweetheart, Joan (Brown), who predeceased him in 2009. Sid and Joan spent the early years of their marriage in NC where he served in the US Marine Corps, returning to PA where they lived until 1972 when they moved to VT.
Sid worked for North Country Hospital nearly 30 years, becoming its President and CEO in 1987. A plaque dedicated to him at his retirement in 2002 reads, "Grateful to you for your compassionate leadership, careful stewardship, and thoughtful planning for the future." These words also apply to his devotion to his family, his work in the community, and his service to his God. Sid had a deep faith in God which guided and strengthened him.
Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Alvin Toll; and his infant grandson, David Boynton. Surviving him are his daughters and their husbands, Joy Toll-Chandler and Paul Chandler, Karen and John Boynton III; his grandsons and their families, John, Mindy and Dexter Boynton, Adam and Kim Palmer and their soon-to-be born son, Brian Boynton and Crystal Lilley and Brayden, and Timothy Palmer and Jess Walley. He is also survived and missed by his brother, Philip and wife, Kathleen Toll; sister-in-law, Gladys Toll; many nieces, nephews and cousins; special friend, Susan Solman, and a host of other friends.
Friends may call at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home on 4670 Darling Hill Rd, Newport, Vt. from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. A celebration of Sid's life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, at the United Church of Newport, VT. A reception generously hosted by North Country Hospital will be held from 2:30-4:30 at the Eastside Restaurant in Newport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the Sidney A Toll Scholarship Fund, North Country Hospital, attn: Development Office, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT 05855. On-line condolences may be sent to curtis-britch.com.
Sid, Dad, Pop-Pop - exemplified the Marine Corps motto "Semper Fi", always faithful. Well done, faithful servant.
Published on  April 1, 2017
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