Alfred Noble Tobey ’50

Alfred Noble Tobey ’50 died on July 8, 2006, in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

Born on August 30, 1928, in Waterville, he prepared for college at Brunswick High School and became a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Bowdoin in 1946. Following his graduation in 1950 he was a chemist with the U.S. Rubber Company in Naugatuck, CT for two years and then was a chemist with the National Fireworks Ordnance Corporation in Hanson, MA, until 1954, when he returned to Brunswick to manage Cy’s Bowling Alley. In 1964 he graduated from the Tufts University Dental School and opened a practice in Portland, which he maintained until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of and an officer in the Maine Dental Association and member of the Falmouth Country Club and the Val Halla Country Club. He retired in 1992 and moved to Ponte Vedra, FL, where he was a member of the Sawgrass Country Club. Surviving are his wife, Joan Bebkowicz Tobey, whom he married in 1994; nine children, Scott Tobey, Robin Jarvis, Stacy Tobey, Jamie Puuri, Peter Tobey, Chris Hughes, K.C. Hughes, Felicia Mellon, and Cassandra Eley; and ten grandchildren.