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Thomas H. Hobrat, 78, of Brentwood Avenue, Shenango Township, died on Monday, June 12, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle.
He was born on Nov. 1, 1938, in New Castle, a son of the late John and Nellie (Henry) Hobrat.
He was married to the late Cornelia M. (Buchanan) Hobrat, who died on Oct. 27, 2016.
Mr. Hobrat worked as a senior inspector at Quality Rolls, retiring after more than 25 years.
He was an Army veteran serving in Germany.
Mr. Hobrat enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and metal detecting, and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.
He also loved spending time with friends, family and his grandchildren.
He is survived by three children, Frederick Miller and his wife, Mary Jo, of Erie, Robert Hobrat and his wife, Gina, of Pittsburgh, and Paula Burkes and her husband, Gregg, of New Castle; a son-in-law, Robert Streit of New Castle; two sisters, Jean Kingston of New Castle and Judy Pistachio of Ellwood City; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Marsha Streit; and two brothers, John and Robert Hobrat.
There are no services scheduled at this time.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave.
Online condolences may be viewed or offered to the family at www.william-rogerdecarbo.com.
Published on June 13, 2017
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