Blanche R. Tobias, 80, formerly of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Monday at her daughter's residence.
Born in Bronx, N.Y., June 19, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Anna Sevtlik and Martin Rihacek.
She was the widow of Adam J. Tobias, who passed away in 2009.
In addition to her husband, Blanche was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Putlock; sons, Timothy and David Tobias; sister, Mildred Keefer.
She was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.
She is survived by daughters, Debra, wife of Lester Morgan, Schuylkill Haven, Theresa, wife of Harry Nunemacher, Cressona, and Kimberly Tobias and her fiance, Richard Gwin, Schuylkill Haven; sons, Kenneth and Douglas Tobias, both of Schuylkill Haven; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Mark Putlock, Pottsville, and Terry Mabry, companion of late son, David; sisters-in-law, Linda Sterner and Ann Schaeffer, both of Schuylkill Haven.
A Catholic memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. March 17 at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.