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“He was a good friend. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Trip Black - Coworker

“The world has lost a good man. I enjoyed working with Bob over many, many years. Rest In Peace my friend! ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Joy Johnson - Coworker

“Please accept my deepest condolences, Bob will be missed. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Richard L Drumm - Coworker

“Kind man! Happy man! I enjoyed working with Bob at different times within the Nuclear field. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Ginther - Coworker

“Dear Chris, Very sorry to hear about Bob; you, he and Colleen were such key members of our travelling group to Ireland. We have so many happy and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sally Tumicki - Stonington, CT

“I enjoyed working with you at Combustion, ABB, Westinghouse. Many fond memories. You will be missed. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: William Holling - Granby, CT

“Chris- so so sorry to learn if Bob's passing. So many memories of travels in Ireland come to mind. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jewel Christy - Niantic, CT

“Such sad news. Really hoped we would get together on the golf course again. On behalf of my family and the members of the Granby Men's Golf League...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Gary Boucher - Granby, CT

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Bob will be missed. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Matthew Johnson - Family

Robert J. Tobin- son of the late Robert Joseph Tobin Sr. and Patricia Ann Johnson of PA, passed away August 10, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Christina Adzima, son Sean and daughter Colleen, sister Sue Tobin and brother-in-law Paul Zehner, sister Jennifer Tobin, brother-in-law Edward P. Adzima. Also, his nieces- Kristen and Kara Herbeck.
Bob was a graduate of Upper Merion Senior High School, King of Prussia PA and RPI, Troy, NY where he was a member of Delta Phi Fraternity.
He spent over 30 years traveling the world for US Westinghouse, Toshiba, BNFL, ABB and Combustion Engineering.
Bob was a lifelong Eagles, Phillies, and Flyers fan. He adopted the Boston Red Sox upon moving to CT, with inter league play he always cheered on the Phillies (while sitting in the stands at Fenway).
He enjoyed home brewing while also visiting many breweries across the country and abroad. Bob also loved his vinyl collection of Rock and Fusion Jazz.
Due to current restriction on gatherings we will be holding a Celebration of Life at a later date, to tell stories and celebrate a life will lived.
In lieu of flowers please consider The Granby Volunteer Ambulance Association. 1 Pegville Rd. Granby,
CT 06035. For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit