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Tobias J. Barboza IV Obituary

Tobias J.
Tobias J. "Toby" Barboza IV

May 31, 2018
Born in Catskill
Resided in Oak Ridge, NJ
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Tobias J. “Toby” Barboza IV, 72, formerly of Catskill, passed away on May 31, 2018 in Paterson, NJ.

He was born in Catskill, a son of the late Tobias J. and Beatrice Ashby Barboza III. A graduate of Catskill High School, Toby then received a Bachelor’s degree from Springfield College, Mass. in 1968. He then served in the US Army from 1969 - 1971. Upon return from service, Toby received a Master’s in Athletic Training from University of Virginia.

Toby’s career at William Paterson University in NJ started in 1974 when he founded their Athletic Training Program. He retired in June 2011 and continued on as adjunct professor until last year. He belonged to the NJ Athletic Trainer’s Association.

An avid boater Toby was a lifeguard, as a young man, at Lake Taconic. He spent his leisure time on Greenwood Lake, NY on his boat “Everyday Distraction.”

Surviving are his wife Martha Pedhoretzky Barboza, his daughter Meghan Barboza of Metuchen, NJ, his grandson Leo Tobias Silfen and his beloved dog, Sasha.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00, at the funeral home, on Thursday. Interment, with military honors, will be in the Town of Catskill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbia Greene Humane Society, Hudson, NY.




Calling Hours
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Funeral Service
Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home
139 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, June 7, 2018
12:00 PM
Town of Catskill Cemetery
27 North Jefferson Avenue
Catskill, NY USA 12414
Thursday, June 7, 2018