|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1932|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 2008|
MILTON, Del. -- Ms. Patricia Dumas Babbie, 75, of Milton, Del., died Sunday, April 6, 2008, at home with her three sons by her side.
Born on Aug. 4, 1932, in Mooers, N.Y., to the late Joseph and Irene Kingsbury Dumas Averill, she was the youngest.
She graduated from Mooers Central School in 1950. She attended the Plattsburgh Business College and worked for several businesses in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Later in life she moved to Jacksonville, Fla., where she owned her own business, the "Three T's Tavern," for a number of years. In the early 1980s, she moved to Delaware where she enjoyed a career in real estate. In her retirement years, she found pleasure in care giving for the elderly.
Throughout her life she enjoyed reading, gardening and working on puzzles. She most treasured her time with her sons and her extended family.
She is predeceased by her parents; her brother Lawrence Dumas (Mooers, N.Y.) and Joyce Dumas (Millsboro, Del.)
She leaves behind her three beloved sons, Trevis Babbie of North Pole, Alaska, Terrance Babbie of Milton, Del., Timothy Limberger of Churchville, Md.; a beloved sister and brother-in-law, Gertrude and Albert Dean of Mooers, N.Y.; a special aunt, Mary Hogle of Mooers, N.Y.; nine nieces; three nephews; nine cousins; and her most precious gems, her seven grandchildren.
The memorial service in her honor will be held Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 with a reception following at The Baycenter at Ruddertowne in Dewey Beach.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be made in memory of Ms. Patricia Dumas Babbie to: Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, Del., 19963.
Arrangements handled by Short Funeral Services, Milton, Del.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Margaret E Munson-Quiles
Record added: Apr 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35453236