Babcock, John David EAST GREENBUSH John David Babcock, age 41, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2009. Born in North Adams, Mass. on March 1, 1968, he is the son of Ronnalee Porey of Fla. and Frank Babcock of Vt. He lived in East Greenbush for the past 15 years and was employed by Garelik Farms. John loved sports and was an avid NY Yankees and Giants fan. He enjoyed playing his guitar and watching his children perform on stage. John served as an E4 Specialist in the U.S. Army. John was the loving husband of Kristina (Kennedy) Babcock and devoted father of Jessica Lyndsie Babcock and Isabella (Belle) Rose Babcock. He is the son-in-law of William and Beverly Kennedy of East Greenbush; and brother-in-law and friend of William (Meredith) Kennedy of Las Vegas, Nev. He is brother to Lisa (Michael) DeMarsico of North Adams, Laurie (Brian) Douglas of North Adams, James Babcock of Fla., Heather Babcock of Bennington, Vt. and Heidi Marchand of Long Island, N.Y. He is the grandson of Belva Babcock of North Adams; stepson of William Snow of Pownell, Vt.; also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews cousins. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at St Peter's Hospital CCU for their loving care and concern for the family. The East Greenbush Police Department, Bruen Rescue Squad and many kind neighbors for the love and support. They will forever be remembered by the family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from the Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Tpk., Rensselaer. Calling hours will be Monday 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, East Greenbush. The family has requested that those who wish to remember John in a special way make contributions to his children's education fund, c/o Key Bank, Rensselaer County Plaza, 279 Troy Road, Rensselaer, NY 12144.
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Columbia Turnpike
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Published in Albany Times Union from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2009