Charlotte R. “Becky” (Johnson) Tobin, age 86
Charlotte R. “Becky” (Johnson) Tobin, age 86
Charlotte R. “Becky” (Johnson) Tobin, age of 86, a longtime resident of Weymouth, passed into her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at Harbor House Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hingham, in the comfort of her loving family.
Charlotte was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, on February 8, 1936, to the late Julius and Helen (Pugh) Johnson, with much curiosity of the world. Shortly thereafter, her family would move back to Virginia Beach, Va. where she was raised as the eldest of three girls. Charlotte would then go on to be educated in Waynesboro, Va. at the exclusive finishing school for young ladies known as Fair Fax Hall. After her education in Virginia, she would move to Florida and work as an administrative secretary. Charlotte would then meet and marry Robert A. Tobin of Quincy, Mass.
Charlotte was a dedicated mother first and foremost of five children and had ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren with a set of twins just arriving. She literally had four of the five children one year apart with her fifth child just a few years after her fourth.
Charlotte’s hobbies included shopping, lunches with friends, and was also a skilled artist who enjoyed capturing the eyes of the soul or still life sceneries. She enjoyed her travels abroad with her family and friends and was an active member of church. Charlotte had a thriving career in Parapsychology for years and thoroughly enjoyed lecturing and teaching of the subject. She was self-taught with much of her accomplishments. Charlotte was a gifted seamstress with a flair for design with merging both the old with the new before the trend it is today. Charlotte could literally make a knock off of the latest fashion in a magazine within moments of seeing it. From homemade braided rugs to whatever Jacqueline Onassis was wearing, Charlotte had the ability to make it better with her vision and her own design elements. Her paintings came out of her memory or a photograph from either National Geographic or a cut out from a magazine she stumbled across, or often a memory from her travels. She also enjoyed her many furry friends throughout her life. Charlotte was truly a remarkable, gifted woman that could and would do anything she set her mind to. She will be dearly missed for her intuitive nature and honesty.
Beloved wife for sixty-five years of Robert A. Tobin, retired probation officer, Hingham District Court.
Devoted mother of R. Jeffrey Tobin, USMC, a 30-year retired veteran and the late Jainagul “Gina” Mukashevna Tobin of La., Michael B. Tobin of Weymouth, Leslie K. Tobin and the late Ralph Goodick of Weymouth, Julie Tobin Barns and her husband Thomas Barns, Capt., USN, Ret. of Manassas, Va., and the late Timothy A. Tobin.
Loving grandmother of Asia & Tobias Tobin, Ashley Taylor and her husband Dan, Timothy Tobin and his wife Yesenia, Michael A. Tobin, Sarah and Paige Miller, Douglas, Madison, and Julie K. Barns.
Great-grandmother of Jaxson, Jake and Emersyn, Kynslee, Gracie, Natalie, and twins Tatum and Hudson.
One of three siblings, Charlotte was predeceased by her dear sisters, Carol Beckum and her surviving husband Kenneth, and Sue Ann Godwin and her late husband John.
Dear sister-in-law of Arthur H. Tobin, Clerk Magistrate, Quincy District Court and his wife Shirley of Quincy, George L. Tobin, Jr., USMC, Ret. of Orange, Calif., Edward J. Tobin, NASA, senior construction manager, Kennedy Space Center of Merritt Island, Fla. Also predeceased by Ruth M. Tobin, Thomas F. Tobin, Virginia E. Sandonato and her late husband Sam, Carol P. Mackey-Labadie and her surviving husband Richard, and Timothy G. Tobin, Q.P. D., Ret. and his surviving wife Nina.
Former mother-in-law and friend of Kellie Hoxie and her husband Steve of South Weymouth.
Charlotte is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and friends.
Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, August 19, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Service will be conducted at Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Saturday, August 20, at 10 a.m. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, please hug your pets and make a donation in Charlotte’s memory to MSPCA – Angell, 350 S. Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.
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