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 Arlene C. Babula
Born: 05/19/1921
Died: 10/16/2016
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Arlene C. Babula

Arlene C. Babula, (nee McGowan), passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family, on October 16, 2016.  She was 95 years of age.  A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Arlene was a graduate of PS #6 school and Dickinson High School. 

She has been an employee of Christ Hospital in the business office for fifty five years and was still currently working in the patient access area.  Arlene was also a faithful and long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Jersey City.

Arlene is predeceased by her husband, Chester G. Babula.  She is survived by her devoted daughters, Karen K. Shaw, (David) and Gail E. Babula; grandson, David Kalajian; great granddaughter, Sofia Jatskevich and Sofia's mother, Palina; step grandchildren, Mindy Shaw Faulkner (Joel) and Julie Shaw Ramzel, (Andy); step great grandchildren, Jillian, Christopher, Emily, Jack and Alex and step great great grandchildren, Marley, Vivienne, Carli, Cypress and Fern.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.  Family and friends may assemble at St. John's Lutheran Church, 155 North St., Jersey City, NJ, 07307, on Thursday morning at 10 AM for the funeral service.

Cremation will follow privately.  In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are requested. 
 
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I remember Mrs. Babula when I was a youngster living at 204 North st. she was a very kind woman, my condolences go out to her family. May she rest in peace.
Bob Thompson
It has been an honor to know Arlene through her work at the hospital. She shared with me that she wanted to keep working at the hospital, and she did that, right to the end! God bless her!
Chaplain Sue Eberhardt
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