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Edna A. Babcock – Metz Mortuary

    Edna A. Babcock
    Edna A. Babcock, 94, Geneva, former longtime York resident, died Friday (1/28/05), in Geneva. Born, York County (10/11/10), to John R. and Lillie (Gruber) Wessels. She married R.E. Hoover in York on Feb. 20, 1938; Elden died in 1970. She married S.L. “Sid” Babcock in York on July 7, 1971; he died in 1996. Longtime member: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York, Green Thumb Garden Club, Greater York Area Genealogical Society.

    Survivors: niece, Mary Jo Miller, York; nephew, spouse, Larry and Arlene Blair, York; stepchildren, spouse, Donna and Charles Brabec, Geneva, Vincent Babcock, Phoenix, Sidney H. Babcock, Omaha, William S. Babcock, New Orleans.

    Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, York. Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation begins 9 a.m. Monday, Metz Mortuary, York. Memorials to church or Heritage Crossings, Geneva. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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