Patricia C. Babcock, 87, passed away May 2, 2013 in the presence of her loving family. She was born on September 17, 1925 to James and Caroline Gill in Chicago, IL. Pat loved reading, working with puzzles. She loved animals, and spending precious time with her family and was a loving grandmother. Pat was a good friend and volunteer of the New Smyrna Library, where she received her 25 year honorarium pin for her dedicated service; she was an active member of the Lions Club, and volunteer at the Pink Door where she was an active Pink Lady. A memorial service will take place May 7, 2013, 3:30 pm at Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange, 1201 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange, FL. She leaves to cherish her memory, four daughters, Janet Patzer, Beverly Mattila, Carolyn (John) Moseley, and Jean Porath; one brother, James Gill; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one niece; a host of nephews and friends; and "Buttons" her dog. She is pre-deceased by her husband of 42 years, John Babcock; her son-in law Mathew Mattila; two brothers Kenneth and William; and her dog "Corky". In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Halifax Hospice, Port Orange. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home, Port Orange. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.Lohmanfuneralhome.com.
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Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange
1201 Dunlawton Ave
Port Orange, FL 32127
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on May 5, 2013