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in memory of

Kathleen Grace Tobin

Kathleen Grace Tobin

13th September 1936 - 14th September 2023


Kathleen passed suddenly in Greensborough on 14th September 2023 aged 87 years.
Eldest daughter of Joseph Lamaro (dec) and Mary Carmel Bonica (dec),
loved sister of Richard (dec), Bernard (dec), Raymond, Kevin (dec), Patricia and John (Dec).  
Dearly loved wife of Kevin Tobin.
Loving mother of Lisa, Paul, Antony, Nicholas, Jonathan, Jeremy and Gregory,
and mother in law of King, Jenny, Catherina, Merridee, Collette, Rachael and Anne.  
Much loved Nonna of Jordan, Caleb, Jasper, Joseph, Mia, Hamish, Lily, Milla, Jasmine, Ellie, Jonah, Freddie, Sadie and Esther.    
You lived for those you loved and those you loved remember.


Funeral Mass to celebrate Kathleen's life will be offered in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Hargraves Street, Castlemaine

on Tuesday 26th September at 11.00am.

Following Mass you are warmly invited to stay and join the family for refreshments in the church hall.

The cortege will leave St Mary’s Church at 3.00pm and travel to the Bendigo lawn cemetery.


If you wish to join us at the service via livestream
please return to the home page of this website and click on the livestream button.
The service will be live approximately 5 -10 minutes prior to commencing.


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13 responses to “Kathleen Grace Tobin”

  1. John y.c. Toh says:

    To Kevin & Antony, our deepest condolences to you both and rest of your Family.
    May Kathleen rest in peace.
    From John and rest of the Toh Family.

  2. Helen (Lamaro) Bennett says:

    Kathleen, most special loving cousin.
    Gracious, intelligent and generous.
    Kathleen you were loved by all who knew you.
    Rest in peace.
    Helen (Lamaro) Bennett

  3. Alison (Watson) Baker says:

    Kath, you have always been so precious to us! You were a beautiful, treasured friend of Mum and Dad and we will never forget what you did for Mum and Dad in their final years. Your beautiful smile, kindness and warmth made the world a better place, Deepest sympathy to Kevin, Lisa, the boys and families.

    With love, Alison, Janet, Susan, Lynne, Leonard, Judy, Anne, Maureen and families.

  4. Faye Nihill says:

    Deepest sympathy to Kevin and family on the passing of Kathleen. A long time dear friend. Great memories of times in Ouyen.
    John and Faye Nihill and family.

  5. Mary (Paino) Donnellon says:

    Deepest Sympathy and Prayers to Kevin and Family on the passing of Kathleen.
    We have many lovely memories of Kathleen to treasure.
    Mary, Barry, John, Andrew & Kate.and Sam Donnellon.

  6. Julie Farrell says:

    To remember Kath is to remember one of God’s most precious angels, with her never failing smile and endless flow of delicious food from her kitchen. Blessing to the family and Kath you show God how it’s done. ❤️
    Pat, Julie, Helen, and Matthew Gildea

  7. Kathy Ratcliff says:

    Deepest sympathy to Kevin and family.
    Kathleen was a much admired and dear friend of our family and a loving Godmother to Naomi.
    Remembered with great affection.
    Ron and Kathy Ratcliff and family

  8. Patricia Byrne says:

    So saddened to learn of Kathleen’s sudden death – always a delight to meet up with – since Ouyen days – oozed love & warmth at all times.
    A beautiful Mass – a very fitting tribute to your Mum – Your words were so heartfelt Lisa.
    Our sincere sympathy to Kevin & all the family & extended family.
    I always envied Kathleen’s beautiful complexion!!!
    Fond memories – Patricia (Nihill) & John Byrne, (Boort)

  9. Therese Reade says:

    Dear Kevin and family, my sincere condolences on the passing of Kath.
    I have great memories of that sensational laugh and the legendary Christmas shortbread.
    My heartfelt thanks for the friendship and love you gave to Mum and Dad as newbie Castlemainers and in the years after.
    Lots of love
    Therese Reade

  10. Marianne Waters says:

    A beautiful lady so welcoming to all.
    I will remember her always.
    Sending love to Kevin and the family.
    – Marianne Waters

  11. Patrick Byrne and Family says:

    Our deepest condolences to the Tobin family on the loss of Kath. An extraordinary person whom I will always remember fondly
    as a tremendously kind and welcoming person who always encouraged everyone she met to be the best version of themselves.

  12. Joan Pape says:

    To dear Kevin and the entire family, my deepest sympathies to you all on the passing of lovely Kath.
    I have great memories of the time in Ouyen when I worked with Kevin and spoke often to this wonderful woman.
    Kath always had time for everyone.
    I have watched the very moving service Lisa and “boys”, the lady I knew many years ago, would have been so proud of your efforts.
    God bless you all.
    Joan Pape (formerly Lewis)

  13. Mary O'Toole says:

    We send our deepest condolences to Kevin and family.
    Kath was an admired inspirational women and a dear friend.
    Lovingly remembered by the O’Toole Family.

Funeral Details

St Mary’s Catholic Church
76 Hargraves Street

26th September 2023 at 11:00 AM

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