Dr. H. Evangeline “Vangi” Tomlinson, 77, of St. Marys, Ohio died on August 29, 2022, at her home. Born on May 26, 1945, at Gibbons Hospital in Celina, OH, she is predeceased by her parents, Prentiss and Arline (Quilling)Tomlinson and her brother Prentiss Tomlinson, Jr. . She is survived by seven cousins and their spouses. Dr. Tomlinson graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1971. While in medical school she served as the Ohio State Vice-President of the Student American Medical Association, was a member of the Christian Medical Society and served as the President of the Ohio State branch of the American Medical Women's Association. Dr. Tomlinson completed her residencies in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Riverside Methodist Hospital, St. Ann's Hospital for Women in Ohio, and National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Tomlinson (Dr. T) was in private practice specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1976 to 2020, in Alexandria, Virginia. She was affiliated with INOVA Alexandria Hospital and was the second woman to serve as Chief of Staff during her tenure. She was very well-known in the area and initially one of a few female physicians specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. With an extensive list of patients and babies she delivered, Dr. T, as she was affectionately known, was loved by her patients and respected by her colleagues. She always enjoyed the time she spent with each patient and was known for the personalized attention each patient received. Dr. T loved her work and was proud that as a solo physician, she delivered almost every mother and baby in her care. Dr. Tomlinson will be remembered for her passion to provide excellent holistic care to those that chose her as their physician, her great sense of humor and her second love –, interior design. She was unique in many ways and will be missed by the many patients that loved her. Services will be held on Monday, September 19th at Miller, Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street, St. Marys, Ohio. Visitation will be from 9:00 – 10:00 am followed by a Celebration of Life at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at the Tomlinson Family Cemetery in rural Mendon, OH.
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