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WILLIAM EDWARD TOBIAS “LEFTY”, a lifelong Yonkers NY resident, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2017, after a brief illness. He was 87.
Bill was educated locally and graduated from the High School of Commerce. He worked for the NYS Department of Transportation for over 35 years, retiring in 1991. He was a longtime member of the Catholic Slovak Club.
Beloved son of the late Martin and Anna (Matuschak) Tobias, Bill is survived by his sister, Elsie Matero, of Hopewell Junction, several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, John, Martin, Emil, Andrew, Joseph and Francis Tobias, and sisters, Anne Johnson, and Sophia Gogola.
Visitation on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 4PM to 8PM at DUCHYNSKI-CHERKO (in Community Home for Funerals, 601 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers NY 10704). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in St. Bartholomew’s Church at 10AM. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

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