Clare C. Babinec, 97, Dunmore, died early Tuesday morning in Abington Manor where she has resided the past several years. She was the wife of the late John P. Babinec who died in 1989.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Clare Hauseman Malseed and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore. Clare attended and graduated from Philadelphia schools and prior to retirement she had worked as a buyer at FW Woolworth’s Co.
Her family wishes to express their appreciation to the nurses and staff at Abington Manor for the care and compassion shown to Clare during her stay with them.
Surviving are a son John Garrity and his wife Anita, Blakley, two daughters, Mary Dunda and her husband John, and Kim Babinec, all of Dunmore, five grandchildren, John Garrity, Jr., Jessup, Scott Garrity and his wife Sarah, Archbald, Jake Dunda, Roaring Brook Twp., Lexie Dunda and Maxwell Babinec, both of Dunmore, three great grandchildren, John, Frankie, and Amelia Garrity, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church in Dunmore. Interment will take place in the Dunmore Cemetery.
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