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Gloria K. Tobey

August 5, 1921 September 20, 2018
Gloria K. Tobey
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Obituary for Gloria K. Tobey

Gloria Katherine Tobey, 97 years of age of Catasauqua died September 20th, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital Center-Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. Born in Cicero, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bessie (Hansa) Baumruck. She was the widow of the late Hal C. Tobey.

Gloria worked as an office clerk during WWII assisting in a munitions factory in the Chicago area. In 1965 she was a World Book salesperson. She is a graduate of Sterling Morton High School in Cicero, Ill. Gloria brought her wit and perspective to all interactions with others. Limited in later years in her senses of sight and sound Gloria had a remarkable ability to connect with others and was a great story teller with a razor sharp memory. May Gloria have eternal rest knowing her love will remain with those she has touched.

Surviving are two sons Scott and Brian D. Tobey, grandchildren Kathryn Tobey & Colleen Tobey, Serene Melissa Wilkinson and husband Eric and Lucas Shane Hal Tobey, grandchildren Leo Arthur Tobey Wilkinson & Dax Kessler Tobey Wilkinson. She was preceded in death by a son Lee and a sister Ruth Schindler.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Tuesday September 26, 2018 in the Brubaker Funeral Home 234 Walnut Street Catasauqua, Pa. 18032. Her viewing will be from 10-11am Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Forest Park, Illinois. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Lehigh Valley Hospice,2024 Lehigh St, Suite 100, Allentown, PA 18103- 4938.

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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Sep

10:00 AM 9/25/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.

234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
234 Walnut Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

25

Sep

11:00 AM 9/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.

234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc.
234 Walnut Street Catasauqua 18032 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Park Forest Park Illinois Final Resting Place

7750 West Cermak Road
Forest Park, IL 60130

7750 West Cermak Road Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lehigh Valley Hospice

2024 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103
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