Mark R. "Toby" Tobiassen, 62, of Lighthouse Drive died Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Westchester Medical Center after a brief illness. Born June 14, 1955 in Rantoul, Ill. he was the son of the late Charles and Victoria Scheffel Tobiassen. A lifetime area resident he was employed in the Parts Department at DePaula Ford/Mazda in Albany. A active member of the Saugerties Knights of Columbus Council #4536 he served as a Past Grand Knight of the Third Degree, and Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree and was a member of the Color Corp. He was a former member of the Parish Council and involved with the Catholic School at St. Mary's and currently a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist RC Church. He was a SAA Girls Softball Coach and played in the Dartball League. He was a member of the Sons of Norway.
Survivors include his wife, the former, Deborah Pilz,, daughter: Jessica Tobiassen, step sons: Frederick (Amy) Pilz and Richard Justy. grandchildren: Alivia and Alexa Pilz, Hailey and Conor Temple. His father in law: Joseph Pilz and several brother and sister in laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Procession will form 9:15 AM Thursday at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. of John & Lafayette Sts. Thence to St. John the Evangelist RC Church where at 10:00 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Family suggests donations in his memory be made to the Saugerties Knights of Columbus, 19 Barclay St., Saugerties, NY. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com