Dr. Stephen Tobin D.V.M.
FUNERAL HOME
John J. Ferry & Son
88 East Main Street
Meriden, CT
It is with the deepest sadness we announce the passing of Dr. Stephen Tobin, D.V.M. on November 9th, 2021 at the age of 76.

Dr. Tobin lived his life with purpose, practicality, humor, and love. One of his greatest callings was his work for over 30 years as a holistic and homeopathic veterinarian. In addition to caring for his furry, winged, and reptilian friends, Dr. Tobin could be found traveling the globe with his wife, outside gardening, grilling, or foraging for mushrooms, reading a good book or spending time with his grandchildren.

Dr. Tobin is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Martha, daughter Jennifer and husband Miguel and granddaughters Sophia and Viviana, son David, brother Frederick and wife Donna, sister Patricia and husband Brian, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Family and friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, on Saturday, November 20th from 1 to 4 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 4 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the CT Pregnant Dog and Cat Rescue, Inc., 171 Porter Road, Hebron, CT 06248. For online condolences, please visit jferryfh.com


Published by The Record-Journal on Nov. 14, 2021.
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Dearest Martha and Family, Knowing Dr. Tobin has been the greatest gift to our entire family. He cared lovingly for every one of our furry family members for decades. Dr. Tobin´s calm and reassuring manner, combined with his knowledge of both conventional and homeopathic medicine, benefitted our cats and dogs, all of whom were and are rescues. He understood them individually and gave salient advice to all the humans who raise(d) them. We are heartbroken to learn of his passing and are confident that all of our fur babies, across the rainbow bridge, are safely in his stead. We will miss his guidance, his infectious laugh, and his incredible wisdom We are sending our love to all of you.
Andrea L, AND Scooter Pie, Speedy, Patches, Moo Shoo, Penn, Oliver, Peach
January 7, 2022
Dr. Tobin cured Biscuit of heart worm. He treated Biscuit with a gentleness. He was truly the most talented vet I have ever used and his sense of humor always was welcomed and calming. He will be sorely missed.
Marcia and Biscuit Mayper
Friend
December 27, 2021
You were a awesome doctor ! I looked forward to seeing you & your wife when I brought my foster puppies in my deepest sympathies from carissa and Kathy
Carissa
Acquaintance
December 6, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Stephen's passing...I always enjoyed seeing him at holistic conferences, and thought very highly of him as a colleague and practitioner. My sympathies to the family.
Sharon Doolittle DVM
Work
November 29, 2021
Your family has been in our thoughts every day, and I want you to know you have our sincere condolences. Dr. Stephen Tobin was the best Vet we have ever had.
Mozzato family
Other
November 16, 2021
Very sorry for your loss. Steve will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Rose and Mike Vecchitto
Friend
November 14, 2021
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