Funeral services for Gloria E. Livingston, age 86 of Morristown, will be held on Monday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. at the Presbyterian Stone Church with Pastor David Hart officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Hermon Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2 -4 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mrs. Livingston died Friday morning at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center after a brief illness surrounded by her family.
Surviving is her husband Dr. Roy Livingston of Morristown; daughter Dr. Colleen Livingston and her husband Clarence Gratto of Morristown; a sister, Sr. Mary Precious of the Order of the Precious Blood in Brooklyn, NY; grandchildren Christopher & Andre Gratto of New York City and several cousins. A sister Colleen Warren predeceased her.
Gloria was born on November 20, 1924 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of the late Neil & Grace (Manning) Morgan. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and married Dr. Roy Livingston on March 3, 1946 at the Heuvelton Methodist Church. The couple remained hand in hand during the many years of Roy’s dental practice in Canton, and continued throughout their 65 years of marriage.
She attended the Presbyterian Stone Church in Morristown and enjoyed spending time on the St. Lawrence River, boating, swimming, gardening, skiing in the Adirondacks, visiting Lake Placid and skating. Gloria had an admirable talent for style, design, and a gift for being a welcoming host. She will be deeply missed by her friends and family.
Memorial contributions of flowers or donations can be sent to the Morristown Vol. Fire and Rescue Co 1, 200 Morris Street, P.O. Box 4, Morristown, NY 13664; Save The River, 409 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13624, (315) 686-2010 [email protected]; Adirondack Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, P.O. Box 65, Keene Valley, NY 12943, Phone: (518) 576-2082 [email protected].
Online condolences may be made at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com