Robert “Bob” William Tobin of North Chelmsford


Robert “Bob” William Tobin, 78, of N. Chelmsford, died Saturday, March 18,
2017 at Bedford VA Hospital.

He was married to Caroline A. (DeChiara) Tobin with whom he would have celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on June 14th .

Born in Waltham, he was the son of the late Rose (Cormier) Tobin. He graduated from Waltham High School in 1958. He then proudly enlisted with the U.S. Army. After his service, he pursued a career in hairdressing.

Bob owned and operated Mr. Tobin’s Magic Mirror of Chelmsford for over 35 years. In his younger years he worked at Mr. Gene’s of Bedford,MA.

He was a former member of the Chelmsford Elks, Mount Pleasant Golf Club, and the Chelmsford Business Association.

He was a communicant of St. John’s the Evangelist Church.

Bob loved to watch hockey and was a season ticket holder for UMASS Lowell Hockey. He enjoyed golfing and loved dancing.

Besides his wife he is survived by his sons, David Tobin of Amherst,NH, and Robert and his wife, Kristen Tobin of Sandwich, MA; a daughter, Michelle and her husband, Michael Hoagland of Westford; a brother, J. David and his wife Judy Tobin of Mashpee,MA; eight grandchildren, Anna, Cole, Connor, Ryleigh, Lily, and  Braeden Tobin, Cameron and Ryan Hoagland.

Visiting hours Wednesday 4 to 8 P.M. Funeral Thursday at 10 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Burial in Fairview Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472.    ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at



March 22, 2017
4PM - 8PM
Dolan Funeral Home


March 23, 2017
10 AM
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Dimitri Loulourgas and family. says:

    Our condolences go out to Michelle, Michael, their kids and all of Bob’s family.

    Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

    With love,
    Dimitri, Delia, Adrianna and Katerina.

  2. Newt Akashian says:

    My sincere sympathy on your loss, may the many good memories help you through this difficult time. I enjoyed working with Bob in our Chelmsford salon, He was a talented man, and was so proud of His family, may you rest in peace my friend.
    Newton Robert Akashian

  3. Karen Recine says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Myriam Currier says:

    Rob and Dave,

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss and my thoughts are with you and your families in this difficult time.

    All the best,


  5. Leigh-Anne Malio says:

    Dear Michelle,

    We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. May you find peace in your memories with him.

    The Malios

  6. Ruth Brown says:

    I am sad for your loss. May your family find comfort in being surrounded by friends and family.
    Please call on me to help in any way I can. Sincerely, Ruth

  7. Kim Chetwynd says:

    Michelle and family,

    Colby and I and the girls are thinking of you all. We are so very sorry.

    Kim Chetwynd and family

  8. JoAnne Belanger says:

    Michelle, We were so sorry to hear about your dad! We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

    Jeff, JoAnne, Jennifer and John Belanger

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