Dorothy J. Tobin
SPRINGFIELD - Dorothy J. Tobin, 94, passed away at 4:41 a.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014.
Dorothy was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Springfield, the daughter of John and Mary Ann Creamer Ervin. She married Wesley A. Tobin in 1942; he preceded her in death on April 19, 1999.
Dorothy was employed by the State Board of Education for 25 years. She was devoted to her family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her son, Wesley J. Tobin of St. Louis, Mo.; two daughters, Patricia J. (husband, David) Allen of Petersburg, Nancy Jo (husband, Randy) Trees of Peoria; five grandchildren, John Wesley (wife, Jenny) Virgin, Eric and Nicholas Trees, Annie (husband, Brent) Bartlow, and Christopher (wife, Kathy) Trees; nine great-grandchildren, Kayla and Shaye Virgin, Lauren, Emma, Jadyn, Abbi, and Lia Trees, and Alivia and Wesley Bartlow; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 9:00-10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 245 N. Amos Ave., Springfield.
Funeral Mass: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at St. Agnes Catholic Church with Rev. Robert Jallas, celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to
The family of Dorothy J. Tobin is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.
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