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Barbara Babcock


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Barbara Babcock

Texas - Barbara K. Babcock, 69, of Texas, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in North Richland Hills, Texas.

Barbara was born on Aug. 7, 1943, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to William and Sidonia Knickerbocker. After graduating from Wappingers Central School, Barbara worked for IBM, Hess Oil and Dutchess County. She became the secretary of the Dutchess County Local Chapter of the Civil Service Employees' Association of the State of New York. Barbara later became the assistant to the chairman of the Legislature of Dutchess County, Lou DiBiase. Upon moving to Texas, she received her real estate license and worked for Mike Bowman Century 21 Realtors. Barbara started her career in the aviation industry with Braniff International Airways, and retired from American Airlines after 17 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Anne Knickerbocker.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Philip Babcock; cousins, JoAnn Ranucci and husband, Joseph, and Debby Hetsler; and mother-in-law, Lillian Babcock.

A graveside service for Barbara will be held 11 am on Friday, January 4 at Calvary Cemetery in New Windsor, officiated by Father William Scafidi.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd,Houston, TX 77030.

To send a personal condolence or further information, please visit Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Jan. 2, 2013
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