Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

April 20, 2013

HELEN (BITTINGER) GRAY-TOSTON [Mountian Lake Park]

MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK — Helen (Bittinger) Gray-Toston, 93, of Mountain Lake Park, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at her home.  

Born on Nov. 25, 1919, at home within a mile of her last residence, she was the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Myrtle G. Bittinger. She was also preceded in death by a husband, Francis A. Gray, in 2000; two sons, John Stark and Douglas Gray; and two brothers, Delbert and Harland Bittinger.  

She is survived by her husband, John R. Toston of Mountain Lake Park; a son, David M. Gray and wife Sonja of Germany; granddaughters, Linda Moody, Nancy Rotolone and Mary Jon Stark; sisters, Ruth Weimer and Betty Porter Dodson; and many nieces and nephews including her special niece, Suzanne Martin of Burtonsville.

A memorial Mass will be held on Monday, April 22, 2013 at 9 a.m. in St. Peter the Apostle Church, Oakland, with the Rev. Donald Parson as celebrant.  

Helen donated her entire body to the Maryland Anatomy Board.  

Interment will take place at a later date in LaPlata, next to Francis Gray.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Garrett County, PO Box 271, Oakland, MD 21550.

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