Emily Babcock

Emily V. Babcock, 66, of Granby died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
Born in Margaretville, she was a 31-year resident of Granby. She retired from Granby Town Court in 2007 after 15 years as the court clerk. Emily previously had a ceramics business in Long Island for many years.

She was a member of the Granby Center Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed camping, arts, crafts and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Emily is survived by her husband of 50 and-one-half years, Harold Babcock; children, Jennifer Meyerriecks of Rochester, NH, Kurt (Barbara) Babcock of Cortland, Kerry (Gerald, Jr.) Truax of Liverpool; three grandchildren, Melissa (Michael), Sabrina, and Seth; two great-grandchildren, Blake and Maverick; a brother, Robert (Jacki) VanValkenburgh; a sister, Susan Needham; an uncle, Gerald Mestyanek and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held on Friday June 8, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. A funeral service followed calling hours at 7 p.m.
Burial is in the Halcott Cemetery, Halcott.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Foster Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.www.fosterfuneralhome.com.