Earl W. Tobin, 72, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jane (Manning) Tobin.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Allan and Martha (Carmichael) Tobin. Earl was a Heavy Machine Operator for the National Grid and a licensed plumber before he retired and a member of Steel Workers Union. He also served in the US Army. Earl loved vacationing on cruises and spending time with his family at Disney. He enjoyed gardening and caring for his green lawn.
Besides his wife he leaves behind a daughter, Shana Tobin of Riverside and a son Eric Tobin and his wife Laura of Riverside, four grandchildren; William McGrath, Darien Murray, Pippa Tobin, Evie Tobin, Two brothers, David Tobin of Cranston and Jeffrey Tobin of North Carolina . He was the brother of the late Michael Tobin.
His funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 1:00- 3:00 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will be private.