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Joseph T. Babbo, 85, of the northwest side of Chicago.  U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.  Beloved husband of the late Mary Josephine, nee Hamrock.  Loving father of Angelo (Robin), Mary (David) Brown, Martin (Amy), Thomas (Heidi), Annamaria (Snehit) Cherian and Giovanna (Drew) Hobbs.  Proud grandfather of of Andrew, Mario, Anthony, Molly, Scott, Sean, Querina, Lorenzo, Maximo, Daniel, Peter, Caroline, Mary Grace, Joseph, John, Charles, Josephine, Leela, and Ciara.  Dear brother of Joan (Bernhard) Schriever, Clara (Frank) Arostegui, Angelo (Anna), James (Judy) Contino and Rosalie (Jason) Ferina.  Fond uncle of many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.   Retired 30+ year employee of State of Illinois.  Worked as a family therapist in private practice for 20+ years.  Visitation Friday, January 19, 2018 from 4 until 9 PM at the M.J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest Highway, Chicago.  Funeral Saturday, 9:00 AM prayers at the funeral home to Saint Benedict Church, 2215 W.Irving Park Road, Chicago.  Funeral Mass  10:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred.  Interment All Saints Cemetery.  For further information 877-631-1240 or