Dr. Louis A. Tobia

June 15, 1940 - October 6, 2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 80 Loving Father, Grandfather and Friend.

DR. LOUIS A. TOBIA, age 80, of Kennett Square, PA passed away at his residence on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Rosetta C. Tobia, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.

Born in Woodbury, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Louis, Sr. and Florence Tobia.
He went on to serve as a Captain in the United States Army, where he practiced as a Dentist

Thereafter, he established his own private dental practice in Dilworthtown, PA, which he maintained for many years.

In addition, he taught Prosthetic Dentistry as a member of the part-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, his alma mater for both his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees.

After retiring, he spent his summers in Wildwood, where he became known far and wide as “Condo Lou” by countless friends.

He was proud to be a Silver Life Master at Bridge as well as a First Degree Black Belt in both Japanese Kenpo Karate and Japanese Go Ju Rhu Karate.

He is survived by two daughters, Sheri (Ray) Ott of Dover, DE and Kathleen (Brian) Carmody of Chadds Ford, PA and five grandchildren, Connor, Griffin and Devon Ott and identical twins, Brady and Kirk Carmody.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10:00 to 11:30 on Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA. His funeral mass will follow at 12:00 at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA, with burial afterwards.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com

In memory of Lou, a contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105


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Memorial Donations

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Services

Visitation

October 23, 2020 10:00-11:30 Kuzo Funeral Home
250 West State Street
Kennett Square,, PA

Funeral Mass

October 23, 2020 12:00 St. Patrick Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA,

Burial

October 23, 2020 ST. Patrick's Cemetery
Kennett Square, PA

Guestbook

  1. Sheri, I’m sending you a warm hug. You’ve always been a special friend to Beth. Spending time with you when visiting her are special memories. Taking me to lunch at CFA. Meeting for breakfast. Taking your Pilates class on Base… well let’s just say I was in the same room!!! Your parents influenced your life in so many positive ways. Hold close to your heart the legacy they left for your entire family. Continuing prayers,
    Aunt Beep

    Mary Guthridge | October 15, 2020 at 6:53 PM
  2. Our deepest condolences go out to Sherri, Kathleen and family. We have known Lou for 33 years when he became our neighbor building his retirement home next to our home in Kennett Square. Our children graciously referred to him as Mr Lou.
    Lou was a wonderful neighbor and friend to us. He often would chat to us when he was outside doing his yard work and then in later years he came out just to chat over the fence about life in general. He lost his lovely wife a few years ago and often expressed how much he missed Rosetta. My husband, Gene will especially miss chatting with him. You were a wonderful neighbor our friend and You will certainly be missed by both of us. Rest In Peace.

    Gene and Deb | October 15, 2020 at 5:29 PM
  3. I have nothing but fond memories of my cousin ‘Easy’…..beginning in the late ‘50s in Wildwood at his Mom and Dad’s place The Lindy apartment house at Ocean and Roberts Avenue. My sincere condolences go out to Sheri and Kathleen at this most difficult time. With love,

    Mary Croyden Lee | October 15, 2020 at 11:43 AM
  4. Our heartfelt condolences to the entire Tobia family. As fellow condo owners, we similarly shared many Wildwood seasons with both Lou and Rosetta, and always enjoyed our conversations and time together. Lou always enjoyed the beach, conversing with all of the regulars, including the lifeguards, who all came to fondly know him over the years. We will miss both Lou and Rosetta. They are now happily reunited. Rich & Toby D’Auria

    Richard D'Auria | October 15, 2020 at 11:01 AM
  5. My condolences to Lou’s family. He and Rosetta were longtime condo owners, as were my husband and me. I will miss not seeing him walk by my condo window with his beach chair on his shoulder. He loved the beach and spent most of the day basking in the sunshine. I often teased him about both of us being “1940’s kids.” Lou, I’m already missing you. RIP friend.
    Joan E Griffies

    Joan E Griffies | October 15, 2020 at 10:32 AM

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