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Harriet Von "Vonnie" Tobel

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Harriet (Vonnie) Von Tobel 96, of Troy NY, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2019 in Hospice at Samaritan Hospital in Troy . Harriet previously resided Georgia, Rhode Island, New York City and Connecticut.Harriet was the daughter of the late Raymond G and Flora Von Tobel. She retired in 1982 from McGraw – Edison Power Systems Division as secretary /sales correspondent in both their Albany NY and Hartford CT. offices.Previously she worked at Automobile Mutual Insurance Company of America, G.P. Putnam’s Publishers, Union college and was traffic manager at WTRY radio station from 1948-1951.Harriet was member for many years in the Association of Research and Enlightenment (ARE) based at Virginia Beach. She served as the ARC the editor of CT newsletter from 1980- 1986. Harriet participated in several of their study groups the most recent one in Troy NY.Following her retirement she was a devoted caregiver for Howard and Margret Stevens.Harriet “Vonnie “ was a wonderful woman who is survived by an extended family of close friends, Mary Jo Hogan of Troy, Judy Roehr and Ellie Matthews of Sand Lake, Dawn and Bernie Desroches of Latham, Ann and Rick Reis of Sand Lake and Emmy Davey of Troy. As well as AJ, Bridget,Violet and Audrina Colletti of troy. Kate Hogan, Tom Griswold and their daughter Olivia of Delmar. In addition she is survived by a life long circle of loving friends .In lieu of flowers consider a donation to the Community Hospice in Vonnie’s memory . Relatives and friends are invited to come celebrate Harriet’s life on Monday January 14, 2019 from 1 :00-2:00 PM at The Wm. Leahy Funeral Home, 336 Third St., Troy NY. http://www.lastingmemories.com/harriet-vonnie-von-tobel
Published in The Record on Jan. 12, 2019
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