Obituaries

Antonia Babnik
Died: Aug 1, 2019
 

Antonia Kosir Babnik

December 19, 1925 – August 1, 2019

Beloved wife of Anton (+2016) for 69 years.  Loving mother of 8: Antonia (Henry), Anton, Jr. (Kathy), Frances (Peter), Mary (Jerry), John (Peggy), Andrew (Michele), Joseph (Catherine), and Ann (Paul). Grandmother to 22 grandchildren: Krista (Peter) Tom (Jen), Monika (Anthony), Kathy (Tom), Bobby (Christine), Marko (Carmelina), Marcel (Bernie), Sonja (Ian), Carmen (Kyle), Sandi (Dave), Jerry (Megan), David (Jen), Mike, Jon, Anna Kate, AJ (Krista), Ray (Megan), Maeve, Catrina, Aidan, Tara and Paul.  Great-grandmother to 33 great-grandchildren: Nikko, Renee, Julia, Philip, William, Sophia, Ava, Anthony, Matt, Elizabeth, Marissa, Tyler, Gianna, Isabella, Victoria, Alexander, Austin, Ethan, Gavin, Logan, MacKenzie, Olivia, Ian, Madison, Avery, Luke, Mia, Topher, Xander, Maddie, Evie, Sadie, and Eliana. Sister of Gabriel (+1945), Tilka (+2005), Lado (+2014), Zofka, Angela, Francka (+1986), and Danica.  Born in Osredek (Parish of Sv. Katarina), Slovenia, Antonia’s normal youth was upended by WWII. Wed (1947) as Displaced Persons in Austria, the couple came to the USA in 1949 and settled in New York City.  Antonia’s life was her family. At the time of her peaceful death at Yorktown Rehabilitation Center in her 93rd year, their marriage spawned a family of 87 members.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 7-9 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, Morrissey Drive. Putnam Valley, NY 10579

Funeral Mass on Tuesday, August 6th at 10 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, 221 E. Lake Blvd, Mahopac. NY 10541.  Interment will follow at Rose Hills Cemetery, 101 Mill Street, Putnam Valley. 

In keeping with Antonia’s practice of paying it forward, in lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.