It is with deep regret we announce the death of our beloved aunt Mary Lydia Tobey on Jan. 16, 2017, at the age of 92. In the spirit of her generosity Mary donated her body to Harvard Medical School for research. Mary was born March 15, 1924, in Brooks to Harold and Abbey Nickerson Tobey. She was a graduate of Farmington teachers college and Boston University. She taught special education for many years in the Boston area.

She was predeceased by her brother Rexford Roberts, and her sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Freeman Rollins Jr., and special friend Alice Ryan.

She is survived by nieces Pat Roberts and her husband Edmund and Paula Salley and husband Steven; sister-in-law Claire Roberts; as well as many nieces and nephews.

There will be a celebration of Mary's life on Saturday, June 15, at 1 p.m. at her cottage known as the Mary-T in Temple Heights, Northport.