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Emil F. Tobias

AGE: 96 • Middletown

Emil F. Tobias, 96 of Middletown, passed away on January 10, 2016. Originally from Western Pennsylvania, Emil spent most of his adult life in New Jersey and after his retirement in Cape Cod, Massachusetts with his wife Marian. He was the first of six children born to George and Anna Gumca Tobis, immigrants from Czechoslovakia. He attended schools in Farrell, PA and Rutgers University in NJ. He served in CCC 1938 to 1940 and in the Army in WWII from 1942 to 1946, in the Pacific Theater, in Medical Administration, ultimately achieving the rank of Captain. Emil ended his service in Okinawa. He married Marian Hanville, an Army Nurse, in March 1946.

Upon his return to New Jersey, Emil worked for Fidelity Union Bank in Newark, becoming Vice President and retiring in 1985. He and Marian then moved to Cape Cod, MA. He was active in Our Lady of the Cape, Brewster, Dennis Senior Center and Score. Emil and Marian traveled extensively in the US first camping and then by motor home. Eventually he and Marian settled in Middletown to be near their children.

Emil is predeceased by his wife Marian in 2015. He is survived by his daughter Suzanne, son Richard and his wife Jennifer, grandchildren Alicia Tobias, Richard Tobias and his wife Heather and Adam Tobias and his wife Krista, and Justin and Brian Maurer, great-grandchildren Danny, Elee, Richie and Jack and his brother Paul and his wife Ethel of Grove City, PA.

All arrangements are private. Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank is entrusted with the arrangements. Please consider a memorial donation in Emil's memory to St. James RC Church, 94 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 15, 2017
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