Joanna C.S. Tober
October 20, 1927 – September 7, 2019
Joanna C. S. (Van Gent) Tober, 91, of Millville, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 7, 2019, at home after a lengthy illness, with her loving family at her side.
Born on October 20, 1927 in Netherlands, Holland, she was the daughter of Melchio Coervaed Wilhemus and Maria Petronella (Van Bech) Van Gent. Mrs. Tober was raised and educated in Netherlands; she moved to Sudbury with her husband many years ago. Mrs. Tober was a mother/homemaker active in raising her sons and volunteered countless hours to the Loring Elementary School in Sudbury. She was a self-described “outside girl” and in her younger years she enjoyed cross-country skiing and swimming.
Mrs. Tober moved to Millville nearly ten years ago, to be with her family during a period of declining health. She was a former member of the Red Hat Society, the Millville Senior Center, and the Blair House Day Program in Milford.
Beloved wife of the late Hendrik Tober; devoted mother of Edwin D. Tober and his wife Maria of North Andover, Robert P. Tober and his wife Cindy of Millville, the late Berend Tober and his wife Heather of Maryland; proud grandmother of Rebecca Tober of Beverly, Amelia and Daniel Tober, both of Millville, Joanne and Gabriella Tober, both of North Andover, Mallory and Beatrix Tober, both of Maryland. She was predeceased by eight siblings and leaves many nieces and nephews in Holland.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10AM at Mount Wadsworth Cemetery, Concord Road, Sudbury.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to - Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center https://give.massgeneral.org/madrc - Tufts Medical Center (memo Dementia Clinic), ATTN: Development Office, 800 Washington Street, #231, Boston, MA 02111
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