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Suzanne Elizabeth Babbidge
  • 77 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 29, 1936
  • Date of passing: Jul 25, 2013
Let the memory of Suzanne be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Suzanne Babbidge, 77, born on January 29, 1936 and passed away on July 25, 2013. We will remember her forever.

The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday July 30th at 11am at the Second Baptist Church. Our mother was very fond of the beacon project so any donations in her name are appreciated: http://www.islesborobeacon.org/donate/ 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Amy McLaughlin on 29th January 2016

"Happy Birthday Mom, we miss you so much!"

This tribute was added by Gail Bliss Allen on 27th July 2014

"Amy, you mention Sue's sister's name as Elizabeth.  I thought her name was Marshall.  When Sue and I met the 2nd half of sophomore year, I knew. she had recently lost her older and only sibling in a sailing accident in (I think) Long Island.  She had been a student at U.of Mich. or U.of Wisc. or somewhere out west.  Sue was now an only child also."

This tribute was added by Karen Harrell on 29th January 2014

"A day does not go by that I do not think of my dear friend Suzanne--especially today on her birthday.  We exchanged cards every year and always looked forward to meeting in the early spring for lunch on the mainland.  I miss you Sue."

This tribute was added by Alice O'Hara on 29th January 2014

"I never drive past Sue's house without mentally picturing her and Taffy walking up the road. I miss them both every day."

This tribute was added by Gail Bliss Allen on 29th January 2014

"You are the first Middlebury classmate whom I really miss.  Our lives paralleled each others so nicely that I felt so comfortable confiding in you.  I especially remember a fun ski trip we took to Mt. Snow after graduating.  Thanks for your friendship over the years."

This tribute was added by ghislaine Rodrigue on 3rd August 2013

"I join my husband, Pierre, in his tribute to Sue !"

This tribute was added by Gail Bliss Allen on 30th July 2013

"Amy, I'm notifying Middlebury (I'm class correspondent).  Sue and I were in contact over the years, even though she was in Maine and I in N. Calif.  I had been to her family home in Brooklyn.  She annoyed me that she refused to do e-mail.  I had three snail-mail Xmas cards to do/call.   Yesterday did one call and Sue was to be next"

This tribute was added by Jeff Koeritz-Chase on 29th July 2013

"Donna and I were shocked to hear about Suzanne's passing.  We'll be arriving on Islesboro Aug 7 for our annual get together with family on Hewes Point Road.  So sad we'll miss her memorial, having her stop by to get Taffy a drink on their walks, her Sewing Circle Fair hug and hearing, "Good to see you again, kissing cousin!"  :)  Rest in Peace, Sue..."

This tribute was added by sara Babbidge on 28th July 2013

"I live on Islesboro two houses away from Sue and Taffy.  That's how all of my family and friends have always referred to her. Sue was a dear friend to me and my daughter Betsy and my husband Bruce. We loved her dearly and I know she knew this.  I loved and will forever miss our daily connections that occurred by chance or by me stopping in because taffy wouldn't let me by without a "hug"."

This tribute was added by Catherine Winterburn on 28th July 2013

"I have been blessed to know Sue through her marriage to my cousin, and we became lifelong cousins, sharing the love of family, history, handcrafted items, gardening and values.  Her strong values of love of her family and friends, and service to her church and community created a charismatic, joyful person to know and love.  I'm glad  I knew and loved her, and I always will.  God bless!"

This tribute was added by Karen Harrell on 27th July 2013

"Sue was my oldest and dearest friend from childhood in Rockville Centre.  Overnight visits to Islesboro were always so special after I too moved to Maine.  We shared our passion for gardening and exchanged our favorite plants.  I was blessed to have had such a lasting connection with such a wonderful, strong woman.  Sue will be missed by everyone who knew her."

This tribute was added by Cyrille MOREAU on 26th July 2013

"Dear Suzanne,
Since my first travel to US and for all my life, you will stay in my mind.
In Chappaqua, Islesboro or FireIsland yesterday, in my thoughts and my prayers since today.
cYmo"

This tribute was added by Andrea McLaughlin on 26th July 2013

"2 short stories: a very strong memory from when I was around 12 and spent time with my pretty and smart aunt sue at Fire Island; and during my interview for my first job out of college, the interviewer asked me if I was related to Sue McLaughlin from Chase--to this day, I am convinced I got the job because of her! Rest in Peace, Aunt Sue, and know you live on in our loving memories"

This tribute was added by LeAnne Kline on 26th July 2013

"Dear Suzanne,when I met Amy, I knew we'd be friends for life! And through her, I made a few other friends for life. For that I am so happy and blessed. Thank you for raising such a beautiful daughter, a true tribute to you."

This tribute was added by Pam Harris on 26th July 2013

"To Amy's mom,
  I never met you but I did receive a beautiful hand made Christmas wreath made from the branches you all collected, made with love by Amy.  You have an amazing daughter who is a life long friend.  Her heart is HUGE and I'm grateful to you for her."

This tribute was added by Pierre Henri du Vair on 25th July 2013

"…One of the very best of people;
The kind who insert themselves in life
And make others see the sun,
The kind of person one meets
Very rarely in one’s lifetime.
                                Pierre Henri du Vair,
                                     Quebec City"


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