George J Babich, Sr. | 1921 - 2012 | Obituary

George J Babich, Sr.  
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George J Babich, Sr.

Born: April 07, 1921
Died: December 23, 2012

George J. Babich, Sr., 91 died Sunday December 23 at Rolling Hills Care Center. Born in New York City, George lived most of his life in Lambertville and Stockton.

He graduated preflight training at the United States Air Station in Corpus Christie, TX. and as Ensign choose to enlist in the United States Marine Corps in 1942 and earned the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He flew both B26’s and B24’s to escort troop ships to the South Pacific and aided in securing their landing fields. He served in the service until 1958. George later retired from Dunn and Bradstreet as a Commercial Credit Investigator.

George served on the Lambertville Planning Board, on the Lambertville Board of Education and was a coach for the Lambertville 8-12 Baseball Little League for many years.

George is survived by his wife Ruth Pierman Babich, two sons George J. Babich, Jr., and his wife Rita, Peter Babich and his wife Patricia, his grandchildren Peter Babich, Jr., Scott Babich and Amy Stayskal and eight great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lambertville-New Hope Rescue Squad, PO Box 237 Lambertville, NJ 08530.

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