Frank E. Babich Jr., 1940-2013

AUSTINTOWN – Frank E. Babich Jr., 72, formerly of Brookfield, died at 5:26 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, following a period of declining health.

Frank was born on Dec. 30, 1940, in Youngstown, a son to Frank E. Sr. and Vivian E. Van Meter Babich.

He had worked as a sales representative for Western-Southern Life Insurance Co.

Survivors include his companion, Trisha A. Miller of Austintown; his son, Curt D. Babich of Hermitage, Pa; his daughters, Luwonda Spotts of Brookfield, Christa Leigh Coupland of Sharon, Pa., Deanna Dee Babich of Phoenix and Kimberly Ann Rock of Hubbard; his sister, Helen Marie Houtz of Brookfield; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two wives, Sharon Brogley Babich and Madelyn M. Carsone Babich.

A time of gathering to recognize Frank will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Briceland Funeral Service, 379 state Route 7 S.E., Brookfield.

Burial will be in the Hubbard Union Cemetery.