Barbara H. Tobias

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    - Debora Weaver
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Barbara H. Tobias, 70, of Spring Mills, Pa., died Monday morning, July 23, 2012, at Fairways of Brookline Village at State College, Pa.
Born March 16, 1942, in Bellefonte, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ralph S. and Alma G. Zerby Hagan. She was the wife of Dr. Duane E. "Toby" Tobias, who she married June 12, 1965.
She was a 1960 graduate of Penns Valley Area High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree from Lock Haven University in 1964.
Her teaching career began in the Williamsport School District; and for several years she taught at the Bellefonte Elementary School. Later in life she taught at the Grace United Methodist Church Play School in Centre Hall, Pa. She also served as a substitute mail carrier in the Spring Mills area.
An active member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Farmers Mills, she served as a Sunday School teacher, served on the church council, had been an active member of the church choir. She was a member of the East Penns Valley Woman's Club.
Among the things she enjoyed most were painting, sewing, attending her grandchildren's sporting events, Lady Lion basketball, tenting at Grange Fair and traveling.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Corinne R. Tobias, of Harrisburg, Pa.; sons Scott E. Tobias and wife Christine, and Martin A. Tobias and wife Laura, of Centre Hall; grandchildren Tanner, William and Jesse Tobias, all of Westminster, and sons Cameron, Andrew, Matthew and Aaron Tobias, of Centre Hall; sister Dorothy H. Munnell and husband Roger, of Bellefonte; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters Miriam R. and Nancy L. Fultz.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service, 226 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Centre Hall; and from 10 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Farmers Mills, with the Rev. Nathan Pile officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Union Cemetery in Farmers Mills.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. John's Lutheran Church, 296 Ridge Road, Spring Mills, PA 16875.
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Published in Carroll County Times on July 27, 2012