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Betty Jean Babcock

September 25, 2015


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

September 25, 2015



Birth Date:

June 1, 1936

Birth Place:

Franklindale, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 3:00 P.M., at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.


Thursday, October 1, 2015, 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.


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Betty Jean Babcock

Betty "Jean" Babcock, of Heath Rd in Waverly NY, passed away September 25, 2015, at Robert Packer Hospital, with family at her side.

 Born June 1, 1936 to Earl and Neva Schoonover Robinson of Standing Stone PA. 

 Jean, as she was known to family and friends, was employed at Sayre High School for many years where she was affectionately called "Grama Jean" by the students. 

 Jean is survived by her six children, Sandra (Randy) Talada of Sayre; Rick of Waverly, with whom she lived with for many years; Ron (Patty) of Sayre; Cindy (Jim) Bobenchik of Florida; Pam Carpenter of Barton NY and Tammy (Pete) Ringenary of New Jersey. Also, her brother, Tom Robinson, of Virginia, formally of Rome PA; her grandchildren Jim, Bob and Bill Talada; Dylan Babcock; Tasha Babcock Williams, Cody, Cambria & Colin Durfee; Jared and Toby Wood; Casey and Meaghan Carpenter; Amber and Katie Ringenary; and 15 great grandchildren.  

 She was predeceased by her parents; her sisters, Marie Carr and Joyce Hayward; her brother Leon Robinson; as well as her sister in law Donna Robinson and brother in law Butch Hayward.  

A time of gathering with family and friends will be from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York. The celebration of Jean’s life will follow the visitation with her Loving Family honoring her memory at 3:00P.M. A special tribute to Jean’s life will be presented on DVD during the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stray Haven Humane Society, 194 Shepard Road, Waverly, New York, 14892.Those wishing may visit our Facebook Page or send a private sympathy message of remembrance for Jean’s family in “obituaries” at

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