Rose Marie Tobias
1925-2013 BENNINGTON Rose Marie Tobias, age 87, a resident of Weeks Street in Bennington for twenty six years, and formerly of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., died on Thursday morning, January 4, 2013 at her home following a brief illness.
She was born in Poughkeepsie on October 5, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Percey and Amelia (Becker) Brock. She married Charles Tobias in Poughkeepsie on April 25, 1978.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her sons, Robb Bower of San Diego, Calif., and Randolph Bower of New York, her daughters, Rose Mary McGuire of Northfield, N.H., She leaves five step-children; C. Richard Tobias of St. Petersburg, Fla., James E. Tobias of St. Petersburg, Fla. Paul J. Tobias of Pavilion, N.Y., Jane T. Sleight of Arlington and Louisa, Va. John P. Tobias of Pleasant Hill, Calif. She leaves her grandchildren; Meaghan Francis, Kathleen, Allison, Molly, Dr. Carrie Bower, OD, Katherine B. Higuera, and Jenny B. Milligan. Her sister Virginia Walsh of New Paltz, N.Y., also survives.
A memorial service will be held later in the spring.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington.