Mary M. (Toner) Gorman, 88, passed away on Monday August 16, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in New York City, Mary moved to Matawan, NJ in 1965 and then retired to Manalapan twenty years ago. She attended Cathedral High School and City University of New York. A woman of great faith and devoted to education, Mary taught at St. Joseph's School in Keyport for thirty one years. She served as the first teacher representative on the Trenton Diocesan Board and was one of the first recipient's of the Outstanding Catholic Educator Award for the Diocese of Trenton. While at St. Joseph's she served in many mentoring roles during her career as the Language Coordinator, Student Council Faculty Advisor and Yearbook Moderator. Mary was a devout communicant of St. Joseph's RC Church of Keyport, where she served as a lector, a member of St. Vincent DePaul Society, and was involved in the annual fair. Mary was also a member of senior citizens of St. Clement's RC Church Matawan, Deborah Hospital, AARP in Old Bridge and Matawan Woman's Club.
Mary was predeceased by her husband, William E. Gorman, in 1994, and her brother James Toner, in 2001. Surviving are her two daughters and two sons; Mary Ellen Mastronardi and her husband Joseph of South Brunswick, Susan O'Neill and her husband David of Holmdel, William Gorman Jr. of Manalapan and Christopher Gorman and wife Megan of Freehold, siblings John Toner and his wife Joan,
Catherine Smith and Thomas Toner and his wife Servanda.
Mary is also survived by seventeen beloved grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews
Visitation will be held Friday August 20, 2021 from 4-8pm and again Saturday at 9am at Day Funeral Home 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday 10am at St. Joseph's RCC and interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Keyport. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Joseph's Parish, Keyport.
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