Mark S. Toon

  • Born: July 15, 1964
  • Died: June 11, 2021
  • Location: Dorchester, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

TOON, Mark S. Suddenly, in Dorchester, died June 11, 2021, age 56 years.

Longtime companion of Denae E. Perry of Dorchester for over 15 years.

Beloved father of Aaliyah Ethelia Perry-Toon, Ronnesha Toon-Woods, Tonia Haynes-Toon, and Markia Days-Toon.

Granddad of Zyairee, Daleya, and Jacob.

Loving son of Charlotte (Downs) Toon Parham and the late Earl West.

Brother of Michael Toon, Carmen Mendes, Donna Parks, Linda Jones, Lesley "Lucky" Johnson, and other siblings, Earl West Sr., Ann-Marie Perry, Deborah West, Lisa West, Kenneth West, and Kyle West.

Mark is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Mark was a former firefighter for the Waltham Fire Department and a former bouncer at Upstairs Downstairs Bar in Neponset. More recently, he worked construction, doing roofing and siding. His true passion was fishing, especially at Woods Hole in Falmouth.

Family and friends will honor and remember Mark's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 4-7 P.M.

To view Mark's Memorial Service on Tuesday evening at 6 P.M., please use the following link:

Interment will be private.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm truly sorry for your lost, I'm praying for strength and comfort for the family during this time

Posted by SHAMECA Tyson - Boston, MA - Family Friend   June 22, 2021

Rest In Peace my brother.Prayers for your family during this difficult time

Posted by Wayne Lyle - Fayetteville, GA - Friend   June 22, 2021

My deepest sympathies to you all.

Posted by Samaiya Rivera - Brockton, MA - Family Friend   June 22, 2021


Sending our deepest sympathies to Denae, Aaliyah and all of Mark's family and friends. We are finding it difficult to find the words that could help heal Mark's loved ones; We can only express how very, very sorry we are for your loss.
Rosemarie, Danny and Michael

Posted by Rosemarie Perry - Revere, MA   June 21, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to your family
The Haeussler Family: Erika, Jay, Kristina, Terry,
and Anne-Marie

Posted by The Haeussler Family - Lubbock, TX - Family Friend   June 21, 2021

So, so sorry for you guys loss. May the memories of the fun times you had together fill you with comfort. Love The Logans

Posted by Ann Logan - Randoloh, MA - Family Friend   June 21, 2021


Mark, my Shaq, you were more than my cousin, we were friends before knowing we were related. I lost more than a cousin, I lost my protector, my partner in crime, my counselor but most of my friend. I know your here still watching over us... a I'll never let them forget about my Shaq. Het your wings because you gonna need then flying back and forth to keep watch. ❤ Love you Mark, until we meet again.

Posted by Kym Joy Toon - Medford, MA - Family   June 20, 2021

I love you mark

Posted by Michael Took - Boston., MA - Family   June 19, 2021

My condolences to the Toon family and also Gina Johnson and daughter Ronnisha and Granddaughter Zairee.Rest in heavenly peace Mark.

Posted by Karen Sumpter - Dorchester, MA - Friend   June 19, 2021

My deepest sympathy to your family

Posted by Y Fernandes - Lithonia, GA - Family Friend   June 19, 2021

My heart is broken for the sudden physical and emotional loss of your

beloved, Mark Toon. May GOD
give your family comfort to know you will see him again. Rest in peace Mark, in Jesus name I pray.Amen!

Posted by Lynda Eunice - Dorchester, MA - Family Friend   June 18, 2021

Dear Michael and family,

I know how much Michael loved his brother Mark and feel I knew him through the wonderful stories he shared with me.
I am sending all of you my heartfelt sympathy. I know he will live forever in your hearts. May he rest in eternal peace.

Posted by Lynne Zakon - Brookline, MA - Friend   June 18, 2021

Mark you were one of a kind a true friend and a great person going to miss you luv RIP

Posted by Anne Vena - Quincy, MA - Friend   June 18, 2021

My Condolences to the family for there loss of a Son, Brother, Uncle, Father and Companion

Posted by Leah Dotten - Roxbury, MA - Family Friend   June 18, 2021


Markia, we are sending our love and heartfelt condolences to you and your family. As we are praying for you all to have the strength and hope you need to sustain yourself.

Posted by Richard Days - Mashpee, MA - Grandparent   June 17, 2021


May your brother Rest In Peace mike he was a good man.

Posted by Mark Hoban - Norwood, MA - Friend   June 17, 2021


There are no words to express our pain. Our nephew was very dear to us, and will always be remembered and loved.
Love and prayers,
Steve and Kim Downs

Posted by Steve and Kim Downs - E Bridgewater, MA - Family   June 17, 2021

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