Niagara Gazette

January 5, 2014

Robert L. Babbitt


Niagara Gazette

ORMOND BEACH, FL — Robert L. Babbitt, a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY, died in Ormond Beach, FL on August 8, 2013, at the age of 91. He was born in Buffalo, NY on July 3, 1922 to Leon C. and Dorothy McLeod Babbitt.  

Babbitt was a graduate of LaSalle High School, University of Buffalo and a veteran of World      War II. He was an avid golfer, club champion and past president of Hyde Park Golf Course.  

His parents; wives, Geraldine Perry Babbitt and Dorothy Schweitzer Babbitt; sister, Jean Babbitt Lynch Branigan and brother, James E. Babbitt predeceased him. Two brothers, Raymond Babbitt of Ithaca, NY, Bruce Babbitt of Thornton, CO; partner, Ruth Lesh and many nieces and nephews survive him.

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