Louis A. Tobia of Kennett Square

Dr. Louis A. Tobia, 80, of Kennett Square, died at his residence on Tuesday, Oct. 6. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Rosetta C. Tobia, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.

Louis A. Tobia

Born in Woodbury, N.J., he was the son of the late Louis, Sr. and Florence Tobia.

He went on to serve as a captain in the United States Army, where he practiced as a dentist.

Thereafter, he established his own private dental practice in Dilworthtown, which he maintained for many years.

In addition, he taught prosthetic dentistry as a member of the part-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, his alma mater for both his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees.

After retiring, he spent his summers in Wildwood, where he became known far and wide as “Condo Lou” by countless friends.

He was proud to be a Silver Life Master at Bridge as well as a first-degree black belt in both Japanese Kenpo Karate and Japanese Go Ju Rhu Karate.

He is survived by two daughters, Sheri (Ray) Ott of Dover, and Kathleen (Brian) Carmody of Chadds Ford, and five grandchildren, Connor, Griffin, and Devon Ott, and identical twins, Brady, and Kirk Carmody.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square. His funeral mass will follow at noon at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, with burial afterward.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com

In memory of Lou, a contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

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