Irene Kingston Tobin, 93, formerly of Eureka Road, Edinboro, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at Crawford County Care Center. She was born in Edinboro on November 28, 1918, daughter of the late George and Ethel Merle Kingston.
Irene was a member of St. Phillip Roman Catholic Church and a member of it's Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the Edinboro Area Historical Society, the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and many other organizations throughout her life. She worked directly with her husband and family on their dairy farm, where they also produced maple syrup.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Tobin, a brother, Bernard Kingston and a great granddaughter, Lisa Tobin.
Survivors include her three sons, Edward (Emily), Jerry (Linda) and Tim (Annette) all of Edinboro and a daughter, Mary Lou (John) Wolfe of Westerville, Ohio; a brother, Robert Wayne Kingston of N.C.; a sister-in-law Margaret Kingston; also 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie Street, Edinboro, PA 16412. A prayer service will be held there at 3:45 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at St. Phillip Catholic Church, 25797 Rt. 98, Edinboro, at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Thad Kondzielski officiating. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department, 125 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16412, the Alzheimer's Association, 1128 State Street, Suite 301, Erie, PA or to the charity of your choice. To send condolences please visit www.gluntfuneralhome.com.