Grace Babcock(1924 - 2018)

Grace Babcock, 94, of Ft. Myers and formerly of Venice, Florida, passed away on Aug. 16, 2018. She was born in Ronceverte, West Virginia on Jan. 15, 1924 to William and Lola McCormick.

Grace was an interior decorator and seamstress in Bar Harbor, Maine, retiring in 1985. She moved to Venice from Southwest Harbor, Maine after her retirement.

Surviving family members include her brother, George McCormick of Ohio; step-son, John W. Babcock, Jr. of Michigan; step-daughter, Joanne M. Babcock of Massachusetts; nephews, Carl McCormick of Ohio and Sam Lerch of Alabama; and niece, Marjorie Riordan of Cape Coral, Florida.

No services are scheduled at this time. Burial will be at Sarasota National Cemetery. Farley Funeral Home, Venice, is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory of Grace or to send a condolence to the family visit

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Farley Funeral Homes and Crematory
265 South Nokomis Avenue Venice, FL 34285
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