MONTGOMERY - Harold Ross Manly Babcock, age 81, died on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his home, the former Rossier family farm, in Montgomery.
He was born in Johnson, VT on August 29, 1938 to the late W.J. Verner & Geraldine (Rossier) Babcock.
Harold was ordained in 1966 as an Episcopal Priest. He served in several churches throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and also Jamaica. He retired from his parochial duties in 1980. Harold was very proud to move to Vermont and restore the Rossier family farmhouse. He loved to collect items, especially American antiques, and he also became an accomplished painter in his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn (Hesterberg) Babcock of Montgomery. They were married on May 31, 1985. He is also survived by a niece and two nephews. Besides his parents, Harold was predeceased by his sister, Constance Lineman and her husband Ronald.
In keeping with Harolds wishes, there will be no public services.
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