NEW BERN | Francine Babkes Rabinowitz, 81, of 709 Swashbuckle Court, New Bern, died on Friday, May 23, 2014, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
She was a member of the Bnai Sholem Temple of New Bern and was a songwriter and a poet.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Norman Rabinowitz of the home; two sons, Michael Rabinowitz and Randy Rabinowitz, both of New Bern; and one brother, Bob Lance of Tarrytown, N.Y.
Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. in the Hebrew Cemetery, New Bern.
Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., New Bern.