Jackie Babb

July 2, 2023


Jacqueline (Jackie) Babb, 74, of Biddle Street, Gordon, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2023, with family by her side, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  Born in Pottsville, August 29, 1948, she is the daughter of Beryl (Reese) Stitzer, Gordon, and the late John “Jack” Stitzer.  She was a graduate of the former Ashland Area High School, class of 1966.  Jackie was a graduate of the Empire Beauty School, attaining her license as a beautician, working for many years in that position.  She was a member of Christ’s United Lutheran Church, Airport Road, Ashland, and the Friends of Gordon Association.  Preceding her in death was her first husband, Lowell Luckey, and her father, John “Jack” Stitzer on March 7, 2018.

Survivors, in addition to her mother

Husband:  Richard Babb, Gordon

Daughter:  Dawn wife of Michael McHugh, Jackson, Wyoming

Son:  Matthew Luckey, Las Vegas, Nevada

Sister:  Michele “Mickey” Kirwan, Greenbelt, MD

Brother: Norman and his wife Sandy, Gordon

Grandchildren:  Evan and Delaney McHugh

Nieces and nephews

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life funeral service, Saturday, July 8, 2023, at 11 AM, in the Christ’s United Lutheran Church, 437 Airport Road, Ashland.  Officiated will be Rev. Melinda Heppe, designated pastor, assisted by Rev. Adam Sedar, pastor of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, Walnutport, PA Visitation will begin at 10 AM until service.  Memorials may be made to Hillside S.P.C.A., Hillside Road, Pottsville, PA  17901, or Christ’s United Lutheran Church.  Visit  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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July 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Christ United Lutheran Church
437 Airport Road
Ashland, PA 17921

Celebration of Life
July 8, 2023

11:00 AM
Christ United Lutheran Church
437 Airport Road
Ashland, PA 17921


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