|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1949|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 2005|
Sweetie Babcock Costanzi, 56, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She inspired all who knew her with her positive attitude and her refusal to let her illness deter her from enjoying the people, places and things she so loved.
Everywhere she has made her home: Kermit, Lubbock, Galveston, Knoxville, and Austin, Sweetie left a legacy of joy, fun, loving relationships and an appreciation of the beauty she saw all around her.
Sweetie was born on Jan. 18, 1949, to Wilhelmena and Henry Babcock in Lubbock and was raised in Kermit. She attended Texas Tech University.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Sweetie is survived by her husband, Dr. John Costanzi of Austin; stepson, John J. Costanzi Jr. of Houston; and, brother, Joseph Babcock and wife, Betty, of Hobbs, N.M. She also had close and loving relationships with numerous cousins; and a niece, all of whom live in Texas.
The family wishes to express special appreciation to Joey Brister, Val Geraldes, Tracy Bell, Mary and Howard Chalmers, the staff of Lone Star Oncology, and other friends and caregivers who encouraged, helped and comforted Sweetie over the past weeks and months.
The family will receive visitors from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Cook-Walden Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2005, in the Colonial Chapel of Cook-Walden Funeral. Entombment will follow at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Mausoleum, 14501 N. Interstate Highway 35, in Pflugerville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Sweetie’s memory to the Oncology Treatment Foundation, 10900 Research Blvd., Suite 160C, Austin, TX, 78759 or The Humane Society, 124 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX, 78752.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752, (512) 454-5611.
Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum
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Record added: Feb 01, 2005
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Father & Mother--ID's Joseph Henry Babcock--60308089 Allie Wilhelmina (Johnson) Babcock-- 60308117|
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