Mary K. Toye

Mary K. Toye

May 25, 1948 ‐ March 04, 2021
Mary K. Toye
Birthplace: Stillwater, Oklahoma Resided In: Avon, Ohio Visitation: March 10, 2021 Service: August 14, 2021

Mary K. Toye (nee McFerren), age 72, beloved wife of Russell for 49 years. Loving mother of Christine Henry (Jim) and Andrew Toye (Heidi). Adoring grandmother of Hannah Pratt, Isabella Pratt dec., Maxwell Pratt, and Grady Toye. Sister of Patricia Collins (Dave dec.) and the late Kenneth McFerren. Aunt of several. Mary was a medical technologist, technical writer, and a member of Westlake United Methodist Church. She spent many years learning the German language.  Mary and Russ also enjoyed traveling especially to Germany on many occasions.  Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 14 at 10:30 am at Westlake United Methodist Church, 27650 Center Ridge Road, Westlake.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Guest Comments

Ellen and George Shook
Sagamore Hills OH

Russ and Family,

Ellen and I wanted to extend our sympathies at Mary's passing. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Your faith and family will help a great deal during this time in your lives.

Ellen and George Shook

Dave Pietz
Sandpoint, ID


I am sorry to hear about your loss of your wife, Mary. I do not remember her, but she sounds like a very nice person from reading what others say who responded to her remembrance. I will be thinking about you in the days ahead.

If you are ever out in the direction of North Idaho, let me know and we could get together.


Scott Fitz
Avon Lake

Dear Russ,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of Mary.

Scott and Mary Fitz

Shahrzad Sadaghiani
Avon Lake

Dear Russ

My deepest condolences of your wife's loss. Wishing you and your family comfort, her memories live and love endures.

Edward Campbell
Cincinnati, OH

Mary and Russ were students of mine at the German Language School and will forever fondly remember Mary as a fun loving and interesting student. She often shared stories of her family and many friends in Germany. I wish Russ and the entire family the best. I know Mary’s spirit will live on in her children and grandchildren.

Jenn Ebner

Mary ,she was such a wonderful friend. I Always looked forward to seeing her and sharing our stories together. We had tears and we had laughter. Now she is an angel, looking over her friends and family that Had Faith In Her!! SHE WILL BE MISSED!!!

Heike Gombar
Litchfield Ohio

Dear Russ,

We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and the entire family. We loved Mary and consider her part of our family as well. She was an incredible lady who had a positive influence on everyone around. We share many friends. A lot of people would like for you to know that they are praying for all of you, our friends at German School, my family and friends in Germany who she met, and a lot of local friends. She lives on in all of our memories.

Glenn & Cindy Lonsberry
Avon Lake

Rush is a good friend and golf buddy for years. Although we did not spend a lot of time with her, Mary was always very pleasant and engaging with us. She will be missed.

Alex and Gail Combs
North Ridgeville, Ohio

Dear Russ and family,

Our sincere sympathy to you and your family with the passing of Mary. She will be missed by many. Also enjoyed talking to Mary at Westlake U.M. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

michael salis
North Olmsted

Russ and Family,

I remember when the Hospitality Group was formed, and how Mary always volunteers to be a greeter for me as I coordinated that area. She always had a smile for you. Such a nice lady. She will be missed.

Mary Saffles
Norwood, Ohio

I still pick up the phone to call my friend! She will be missed. She was loved by so many. I know she has gone Home
She is in the comfort of Jesus. She must have found the rolling pin and is instructing the German Angel's how to bake. She sure looked forward to visiting Hika(spelling?).
I miss her.
I loved her, as so many did.
Love Always, Mary

Kay Miller
Westlake, Oh

So sorry to hear about her passing. She was a lovely person who always had a kind word and a joyful smile.

Len & Sharon
Avon Lake

We will miss Mary. She is a very sweet lady. God bless.

Diana Lynn Pistora
Olmsted Falls

Dear Russ And Family
I was so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She will be missed by many.
I enjoyed talking with Mary during our Bible Study Classes.
Her sweet smile and helpful manner will be missed by many


Judith Massey
Sun Lakes, AZ

Russ and family,
I was so sad to read that Mary has passed away. Her sweet smile and gentle manner was always so comforting whenever we got to sit together at church. My sympathies and prayers go out to you and your family. Judy