Lucia F. Babbitt (born Seely)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: August 23, 1936

Date of Death: July 17, 2014

Birth Place: Wellsville, NY

Death Place: Wellsville, NY

Lucia F. Babbitt

Lucia F. Babbitt (1936 – 2014)

ALLENTOWN – Lucia F. Babbitt, 77, of 1155 Whitehill Road, passed away in the Wellsville Manor Care Center on Thursday (July 17, 2014) following a long illness.

She was born in Wellsville on Aug. 23, 1936, a daughter of John and Jennie Watrous Seely. On Jan. 16, 1954, in Allentown, she was married to Richard M. Babbitt, who predeceased her on April 3, 2006.

She was a graduate of the Allentown Union School and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was employed in several local restaurants as a waitress, the last being Long Vue. She was a full-time minister with the Wellsville congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She is survived by two sons, Richard E. (Becky) Babbitt and Bruce L. (Sarah) Babbitt, both of Bolivar; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly (Ernest) Claire of Wellsville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband; parents; daughter, Teresa Dodson; sons, Richard M. Babbitt Jr. and Donald J. Babbitt; brother, John Seeley; and sister, Doris Bolam.

There will be no visitation. Memorial services will be held in the Wellsville Kingdom Hall, 115 Chamberlain St., at a date and time to be announced. Burial will be at the family’s convenience.

Memorials may be made to the Jehovah’s Witnesses or a

charity of the donor’s choice

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home in Wellsville.

Published in The Olean Times Herald from July 20 to August 7, 2014

[Great-granddaughter of SGS # 2565 – Lucia F.; John Wallace; Samuel Matthew; Samuel Conant (# 2565); Eleazer (# 924); Ebenezer, Justus; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Robert]