Elizabeth J. Babcock PHILLIPSBURG, NJ Elizabeth J. Babcock of Phillipsburg passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, on her 93rd birthday, in the Phillipsburg Care Center, with her loving family by her side. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in Phillipsburg, Betty was the daughter of the late Harry and Tivilla Knoble. Betty lived in many parts of the country as an Army Air Corps wife to Raymond E. Babcock, who passed away in 1973. They were blessed with three sons. Betty retired from Ahart, Frinzi and Smith Insurance Agency in 1984. Prior to that, she worked as a clerk at Helen’s Floral Shoppe for many years. Betty enjoyed traveling with her many camping friends, and especially the evening campfire gatherings. She loved all animals, especially her beloved dogs, Kory and Teddy. Betty was an avid Phillies fan and always looked forward to baseball season. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church for over 60 years, where she also served as a financial secretary, Sunday School teacher, and council member. Elizabeth is survived by her three sons, Fred and wife, Suellen, of Breinigsville, PA, Robert, and Howard and his wife, Patricia, all of Pohatcong Township, NJ; five grandchildren (whom she always referred to as her angels), Bryan, Lauren, Michael, Matthew, Marissa, and seven great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Richard and Donald Knoble, died earlier. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be at Fairmont Cemetery in Phillipsburg. Memorials may be made in Elizabeth’s name to St. James Lutheran Church, 1213 U.S. Highway 22, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home 695 Corliss Ave. Phillipsburg, N.J. 08865 (908) 454-1361
Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home – Phillipsburg
695 Corliss Avenue
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Published in The Express Times from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2017
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