WATERFORD, Mich. - Joy Lynn Babcock of Waterford, passed from this plane on November 18, 2012 after a long illness.
Joy was raised in Marquette and prior to living in Waterford spent a number of years in Utah where she enjoyed hiking and biking in the mountains. Her career experience included working for Jet Blue Airlines and recently in the hospitality industry as a professional bartender, waitress and hostess. She excelled at working with the public and was well-liked by her clientele. Joy was a beautiful, kind and generous woman.
She is survived by her brother, Troy Babcock of Waterford, cousins Michael (Kim) Dupras, Avon, Ohio, Lauren Varney (fiance Phillip Champion), Grand Rapids, Mitchell Dupras, Avon, maternal aunts Veronica Varney and Ramona Varney (Chris Wagner) of Marquette, and special friend Jeff Martin of Waterford. She meets on the other side her mother, Kathryn Varney-Babcock, and her maternal grandparents Melvin and Mozell Varney.
Joy was dearly loved and will be missed. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no service or public memorial.
Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family.