Hilda Jean (Clawson) Babcoe

Born: Fri., Oct. 21, 1927
Died: Sat., Sep. 28, 2019


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Hilda Jean Babcoe, 91, of Warren, died on Saturday, October 28, 2019, at Kinzua Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Jean was born October 21, 1927, in Indiana, PA, the daughter of the late Ralph and Hilda Brewis Clawson. A warren resident since 1970, she was employed at Blair Corporation for twenty years, retiring in 1990. She formerly attended the Good News Community Church, and she enjoyed the Warren Senior Center. Jean also enjoyed sewing, reading, and crafts. Jean is survived by two daughters, Donna Lee Babcoe, of Clymer, PA, and Beverly Jean Babcoe of Bradford, PA; one sister, Betty L. Tagger, of Delmont, PA; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Todd Babcoe in 1992; a son, Todd L. Babcoe; a grandson, Brian J. Harkins; a sister, Ruth V. Clawson; and a daughter-in-law, Leona Babcoe. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Sharon Schaas
   Posted Tue October 01, 2019
My Condolences to Hilda’s Family .
I had the pleasure of being in Kinzua Golden Living for Rehab . I was there for only a month , during that month Hilda and I got close. I’d sit and talk and listen to every word she said , and when she couldn’t remember I’d help her . She would look outside and say she was waiting for the snow. We would go listen to the music and Hilda would tap her feet and. Toes. She would sing along knowing every word . She’d smack my hand , lol , and said that’s not the way to tap your hand look I’ll show you . When Hilda got ornery I’d go get her and calm her down with sugar free shortbread cookie. She came to understand
I’d give her cookies , so she’d come rolling in my room saying loudly Helloooooo everyday to watch tv and get her cookie . She’d ask for a hug and I’d hug her so tightly she’d whisper to me , I love ya honey , now that’s enough.
I asked her if she wanted to take a selfie with me she said what’s that so I showed her , and she pointed to me in the picture and asked who’s that grumpy old man , lol ! Then she was amazed to see her picture on my I pad .
I’m very sorry for the loss of your Mother , Gramma . I will never forget our connection.

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