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Barbara Patricia Tobin

March 17, 1933 ~ February 20, 2018 (age 84)

Barbara Patricia (Doyle) Tobin, 84, beloved wife of fifty years of Thomas “Todd” Tobin who predeceased her on March 15, 2001, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Wingate at Hampden. Barbara was born on March 17, 1933 in Boston, MA, a daughter of Maurice and Viola (Brown) Doyle; she was a longtime resident of Hampden and a graduate of the High School of Commerce. Barbara was the proprietor of the former Village Venture Shop in Hampden. She was an avid reader and a member of the Hampden Senior Center. Barbara was a very loving mother, sister, doting grandmother and great grandmother. She leaves behind her loving children, Christine Galaid and her husband, Ed, of South Carolina, Debra Cardone and her husband, Paul, of East Longmeadow, Todd Tobin and his wife, Denise, and Ellen Richards and her husband, Robert, all of Hampden, Timm Tobin and his wife, Katharine, of Chatham, MA, Jennifer Scott and her husband, Thomas, and Patricia Bernier and her husband, Thomas, all of Hampden; brother, Edward Doyle of Palmer; and thirteen adored grandchildren and six great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by five siblings. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude for the love, support and compassionate care given to their mother by the North Unit of Wingate at Hampden. A private memorial service will be held for Barbara at a later date along with her burial at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Hampden. There are no calling hours. Hafey Funeral Service has been entrusted with her arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to Together We Rise Providing luggage for foster care children or to Dementia Society of America by mail P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901, or online


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