Tobin, Patricia Marion, a 57 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2009 in Torrance CA. Born in Omaha, NE, Pat was 89 when she died. Pat was a member of St. Catherine Laboure and volunteered her time at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. She is survived by Son, Don (Patricia) Tobin of Surprise, AZ, Son, Michael (Suzanne) Tobin of Roswell, GA, Son, Rick (Rachel) Tobin of Torrance, CA, Brother, Tom, Sister, Ursula, and Sister, Trude, eight Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild. Preceded in death by her loving husband Charlie, Mother, Gertrude O'Hare Father, Stephen O'Hare, and Daughter, Patsy Blanton. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Friday, October 30, 2009 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with a Rosary service at 7:15 P.M. The funeral Mass will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Church on Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. A reception will follow at Rice's Lighthouse Reception Room from 1:00 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Torrance Memorial Medical Center Health Care Foundation 3330 Lomita Blvd Torrance CA 90505. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

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  1. Our sincere condolences and our prayers to the family. I recall my mother Lillian (Gerard) Tobin had visited a few times and enjoyed Pat immensely. I’m sure they’re all celebrating now. 🙂

  2. Our prayers go out to the family and our sincerest condolences for your loss. May her spirit live on in your hearts forever.

  3. Hey Mom, It is difficult to say goodbye. A quote from a book – “memories hurt, the good ones most of all.” Without good memories who would care. If this is true then there is a lot of hurt since you left. Enjoy your party with Dad & Patsy, Marie, Rosemary & Jack. Love Don & Tricia

  4. Although I never knew Pat, I know her family and send to all family and friends my sincerest condolences. Thinking of you all. Louise

  5. I am sorry to hear of Pats passing. I played bridge with her and always thought she was such a wonderful person. We used to talk to each other about our grandchildren. She was very proud of her grandchildren.

  6. Aunt Pat – well – it was great e-mailing together when I began my Album about the Tobin Brothers during WW2. Wish we good have visited. Well, when I finish the Album, I’ll make sure you see it. Give my love to all the Tobin’s your with now – especially my Mom and Dad – Gerard and Lillian Tobin. Someday we shall all meet again, I’m sure of it. We love you Aunt Pat! Greg, Debra, Patrick and Jessica Tobin. Son and daughter-in-law of Gerard.

  7. Rick, Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Andy

  8. Pat and my mother (Helen Marmolejo) were good friends. I played bridge with Pat. She was a wonderful lady. She sure enjoyed her grandchildren. The last time I saw Pat was at the 99 cents store on 190th. We had a nice chat. She will be missed. I let Georgia Hession know. She sends her condolences.

  9. Dear Family, So sorry of the loss of Patricia (Pat.) I have known Pat for many years at Torrance Mem. She was very well known and loved. She will be missed. My prayers will be with you at this time. Sincerely, Leona Carrington

  10. Dear Tobin family, My deepest sympathy & heartfelt condolences go out to you all at the passing of dear Pat. I’m sorry that I was unable to attend the services. I worked with her for over fifteen years at Minolta Corp. in Torrance, Carson, & Cypress. She was always a cheerful & gracious lady who was always kind to my family. She especially liked to visit with my children when they came to visit at work. My co-workers & I liked to call her “Mother”. We will all truly miss her very much. Dan Quintero

  11. Grandma, you will be sorely missed. A day doesn’t go by that I don’t recall the times when I was growing up and came to “visit” you for lunch. Please say hi to Aunt Patsy for me. Love always, Mike

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