Tanya M. Babcock, age 46, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.
Tanya was born February 19, 1973 in Baton Rouge, LA, a daughter of Charles & Virginia (Baase) Clayton. She received her Bachelor's Degree in English from Alfred Univ. in 1997; she received her Master's Degree in Teaching Technology from Nova SW in 2003. She married Kerry Babcock on June 9, 2007. She was formerly an employee at the Evening Tribune in Hornell, a Senior Marketing Manager for Gunlocke Chair Factory in Wayland, a Director of Marketing for Bright Computer, Marketing Manager for Manning & Napier Financial Consulting and most recently Marketing Manager for Simplified Safety Inc. all of Rochester, NY.
Tanya enjoyed reading, writing, traveling and going for walks, but most of all she loved spending time with her husband & children.
Tanya is survived by her husband, Kerry; her children, Brin Sanford & John Sanford; her mother, Virginia Shannon; siblings, Ric (Heather) Cambell, Chuck Clayton, Toni (Beau) Mickey, Betty (Richard) Annis. William C. Clayton, Sherry Clayton (Cody), Keith Clayton, Kevin Clayton & Cindy Bendzus; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins.
Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8 pm Friday at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am, Saturday at St. Joseph's Church, 206 Fremont St., Wayland. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Wayland.
Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.