Carol Toms

October 3, 2018

Carol Toms

April 24, 1936 -- Sept. 29, 2018

Carol L. Toms, 82, of York died Sept. 29, 2018 in York.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York. Inurnment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in York. A rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Metz Chapel in York. Family will greet friends after the rosary. Cremation, no viewing. Memorials may be directed to Yorkshire Playhouse.

Carol was born April 24, 1936, in Columbus to Leonard and Mildred (Uridil) Vavrina. Carol was united in marriage to Dr. Paul Toms in 1954. She graduated from Hastings College, where she earned a degree in education and was an elementary teacher at York Public Schools.

Carol was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a member of the altar society. She was also involved in the Yorkshire Playhouse, York General Hospital Auxiliary and Relay for Life. She enjoyed music and fine arts, was an avid reader and loved to travel and shop.

She is survived by her daughter Sue (Dr. Ken) Heinz of Weeping Water, grandchildren Michael (Kim) Heinz of York, Celeste Heinz of Ashland, Nathan Heinz of Lincoln, brother Dick (Sonnie) Vavrina of Edmond, Oklahoma; brother-in-law Tommy (Adaire) Toms of York, sisters-in-law Jane Bovey of Kearney and Linda Toms of York, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Tammy and brothers-in-laws Bill Bovey and Art Toms.

Condolences may be left for her family at www.metzmortuary.com. Metz Mortuary in York is handling arrangements.

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