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“Our Deepest sympathies to your family. God Bless you with peace and stregnth in this difficult time. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Dave & Diane Wood family - IN

“R.I.P. You will be missed. The Riba Family ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: jay riba - South Bend, IN

“Dear Ginny and Jerry So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart and prayers go out to both of you. Your freind John ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: John Yuhasz - South Bend, IN

“Jerry & family, Deepest condolences for the lost of Jason. Our prayers are with you here in NV and we pray you will be able to celebrate Jason's...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Chris Bautes - Reno, NV - Work

“Jerry and Ginny so sorry to read about Jason. May God hold you in the palms of His hands. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Irvin...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Ailene Wilson - Richmond , VA

“To: Ginny, Jerry, Jaci,& Jessica: From the Thomas family - we share our heartfelt sympathy in the loss of Jason - Please know you have the support...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: David Thomas - BOONE, NC - Family

“Jason, I thought I saw you in Walmart not too long ago...I should have stopped and said hello- Now I am regretting it. I had no idea you were sick....Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Kip Walters - Niles, MI - Friend

“There are not enough words we can say to take away the pain you are feeling. We know that Jason is at peace and no longer in any pain. He was a fine...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Mike & Kathy Lekarczyk - IN

“I'm truely going to miss you Good Lookin. But God only takes the best and you are the best. I'll see ya on the flip side. May your strength and...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Candi Peppers - Aunt

“I'll see you again one day xoxoxo....Samantha R. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Samantha Robbins - So bend, IN

“Thinking of Jason and the fun times we had together. Bike rides, grade school dances, long talks on the phone, and the fun high school times. You...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Kristen (Lentych) Baker - IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Mr and Mrs Tom Hiatt

“We grew up together and had alot of fun secrets --- you are the man! Have A Great Time In Heaven. -Cristie ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Cristie Carter - South Bend, IN

“To the entire Babbitt family my sincere condolances. I can still see Jason's sweet smile even though it has been years. The Country Side Mobile Park...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: HelenGriffis - South Bend, IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jason will be missed very much. We had many good times and laughs at josh's. My Condolences. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: kelly gorka - lakeville, IN

“Dear Jerry & Ginny & Family: I felt it was a privilege to get to know Jason the past few years. His spirit to continue through his illness for so...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie - Friend

“Jason was a kind and gentle man. He truely had the biggest heart, and will be greatly missed. My heart is just broken, however I know he is no longer...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Tori Baird - Friend

“I was very sorry to hear about Jason. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Jason's loved ones. Sincerely, Sharon ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sharon Scott. (Beutter) - IN

“Over the almost 20 years I have known Jason, he was a sweet, fun, caring and all around great guy. To his family and friends, may the good memories...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Crystal - Friend

“Jerry, Jenny & Family So sorry for your loss. Jason was a great guy and will be dearly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Keep in touch. ...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Red & Joyce - Crossville, TN


Jason M. Babbitt, 36, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, following a nine year battle with Malignant Glioblastoma Multiforme (Brain Cancer).

He was born on May 9, 1975 to Jerry and Ginny (Vayda) Babbitt in South Bend, IN, and was a lifelong resident. His maternal grandparents, Daniel and Virginia Vayda; paternal grandfather, Raymond Babbitt, and his aunt, Karen Morrow all preceded him in death.

Jason worked as an Inventory Specialist for AT&T Wireless in Elkhart, IN for 11 years.
He graduated from Washington High School in 1993 and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from IUSB in 2000.

He is survived by his parents, Jerry and Ginny Babbitt of South Bend, IN; paternal grandmother, Violet Whitlow of South Bend, IN; grandparents, Glenn and Pat Whitlow of South Bend, IN; two sisters, Jessica (Sonny) Swope of South Bend, IN; Jaci Babbitt of South Bend, IN; his niece/goddaughter, Kennedy Swope of South Bend, IN; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Jason was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers football fan and body builder. He was a member of World Gym in Mishawaka, IN.

Jason's family would like to thank the 10th floor Oncology nurses and P.C.A. staff at Memorial Hospital for the care they provided; and also thank the staff at Michiana Hematology and Oncology in South Bend, IN.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. – 2p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, South Bend, IN, with Rev. Eddie L. Miller, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made online to: http://giveforward.com/jasonbabbitt.

To send condolences, please visit, www.kaniewski.com

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