Richard J. Tobin, Sr.

Richard J. Tobin, Sr. 79, of Dover Avenue, East Providence passed away Thursday October 22, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of Lydia J. (Paiva) Tobin. Born in Providence he was a son of the late J. Lester Tobin and Helen (O’Brien) Tobin. Mr. Tobin was a manager for Nulco Manufacturing before retiring. He was a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Masons and a Grand Master of the Rhode Island Odd Fellows. Besides his wife he leaves one son, Richard J. Tobin, Jr., three grandchildren, Richard J. Tobin, III, Rebecca and Richelle Tobin and one nephew, Scott Moul. He was the father of the late Debra Morrell. His funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM in Saint Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in Saint Francis Cemetery, Smithfield Avenue, Pawtucket. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 5-8, in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.