.Sarah Elizabeth Thompson Tobias passed away on January 19, 2018, on Long Island in New York. She was born on March 9, 1947. She grew up in Fairmont, North Carolina, the eighth child of Archie and Telitha Thompson. After graduating from Rosenwald High School, she moved to Miami, Florida, where she worked as a buyer in a department store. She moved to Huntington on Long Island in New York, in 1975, where she raised her two children, Genevievette and Gene. She attended college at SUNY Old Westbury where she earned a B.S. in Business Administration.