The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

January 5, 2014

Thomas Richard Kobielus

Man was W. Middlesex midget football coach


- — Thomas was born April 14, 1970, to Thomas Kobielus and Gloria Bowser Kobielus Cole in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

He worked at Republic Steel in Lorain, Ohio.

On Oct. 26, 2013, he married Brandy S. Davis, who survives.

Thomas was raised in the Catholic faith.

He enjoyed hunting, coaching midget football and most importantly spending time with his children.

Thomas coached midget football at West Middlesex and was president of the midget football program last year.

He is survived by: his wife, Brandy Kobielus; two sons, Cody G. Kobielus and Nicholas T. Kobielus both of West Middlesex; one step-daughter, Paige Fair of West Middlesex; two step sons, Dillon Fair and Bradley Fair of West Middlesex; a sister, Chelsey Cole of Elizabeth, Pa.; a brother, Todd Kobielus of Florida; and his mother-in-law, Cindy Davis of West Middlesex.

He was preceded in death by his father.


Thomas, 43, 659 Bedford Road, West Middlesex.

Calling hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday (12-7-14) at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.

Service: A private family service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (1-8-14) at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Byus, of the Hubbard Church of the Nazerine, officiating.