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BABINEAU, Edward - 85, Amherst, died October 3, 1993, in Gables Lodge, Amherst. Born in Memramcook, N.B., he was a son of the late George and Marguerite (Lirette) Babineau. He spent 18 years in Denver, Colo., as a brakeman on the Union Pacific Railway, returning to Amherst in 1939. He was an employee of Dominion Manufacturers Limited in Amherst from 1940-51. He was a member of St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, Amherst and the Canadian Council of the Blind, Cumberland Club. He is survived by a brother, Frank, West Lynn, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Annie, Claira, Mary, Jennie; two brothers, Oliver, Tannist. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Amherst. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery. Donations may be made to CNIB or Gables Lodge, Amherst. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/04/93

BABINEAU, Edward J. (Eddie) - 83, Lake Echo, died October 4, 1998, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Shediac, N.B., he was a son of the late Jean and Emilie (Cornier) Babineau. He worked at Dundas Garage in his early years. He then went to work at the Halifax Shipyards in 1952 from where he retired. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Surviving are many close friends. Memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dartmouth Funeral Home, 29 Queen St., Rev. Arthur Snow officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Cancer Society.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/06/98

BABINEAU, Emile Joseph - 88, Victoria Manor, Amherst, died February 11, 1993, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Cap Pele, N.B., he was a son of the late William and Josephine (Cormier) Babineau. He was a member of Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church. He was employed at Christie Trunk and Baggage, retiring at the time of their closure. He is survived by four brothers, Laurie, Halifax; Gerald, Amy, both of Truro; John, Ontario; five sisters, Milda Laurette, Luzine Hatfield, Jennie Taklo, Mona Hatfield, all of Rockingham; Julia Davis, Orillia, Ont. He was predeceased by four brothers, Edgar, Alex, Leonard, Albert; sister, Elizabeth. The body is in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, where parish prayers will be 7:30 p.m. tonight. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, Rev. David MacDonald officiating. Spring burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 02/12/93

BABINEAU, Gerald Joseph - 81, died April 12, 1999, in Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, where he had been a resident. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Freeman and Sarah (Bourgeois) Babineau. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch, Cunard Street, and the RCNA Club, Halifax. He was a Merchant Seaman and was in the Army, and a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are his wife, the former Beverly Ferguson; daughter, Deborah Babineau, Halifax; sister, Isabella LeBlanc, Amherst; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Willie, Edgar, Ivan; sisters, Annie, Dora. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, both in Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home and chapel, 2032 Robie St., Rev. Michael Walsh officiating. Burial in Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or The Lung Association.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 04/13/99

BABINEAU, Ivan J. - 71, 602 North Main St., Leominster, Mass., died December 30, 1992, in Leominster Hospital. Born in Minto, N.B., he was a son of the late Freeman and Sarah (Bourgeois) Babineau. He lived in Toronto for several years and was a longtime ironworker in Toronto, prior to retirement. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the Royal Canadian Navy. He was a member of the Ironworkers Union, Toronto and Franco-American War Veterans. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy A. Stanley; daughter, Sharon Collins, Halifax; stepson, Robert L. Bolio, Leominster; two stepdaughters, Shirley A. Blair, Leominster; Winifred J. Stratton, Auburn, Mass.; brother, Gerald, Halifax; two sisters, Isabella LeBlanc, Amherst; Dora Olson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A private family memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Halifax. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester, 01609. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wright-Roy Funeral Home, Leominster. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/06/93

BABINEAU, Joseph Aime (Joe) - 75, passed away at his home March 20, 1999. Born in Cap Pele, N.B., he was a son of the late William Babineau and Josephine (Cormier) Babineau. Joe had resided in Truro since 1948 and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. He was a veteran of the Second World War, having served with the RCNVR and saw action in the North Atlantic. He was a former employee of Nelson Motors, introducing the first auto body paint bake oven in Truro and area, and worked at Marsh Adjustment Bureau. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years and watching baseball and hockey in his retirement. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. He is survived by sons, Michael and wife Rosealee; Jack and wife Carol; Stephen and wife Jean, all of Truro; grandchildren, Jeffrey Babineau, Annette Hanson, Tracey Babineau, Casey Babineau; great-grandchild, Nicole Babineau; brothers, Gerald and wife Joyce, North River; Laurie and wife Mary, Halifax; John and wife Juanita, Ontario; sisters, Melda Lorette, Leona (Mrs. Hilton Hatfield), Lauzena Hatfield, Jennie Takalo, all of Rockingham; Julia Davis, Ontario. He was predeceased by brothers, Alex, Leonard, Edgar, Emile and Albert; sister, Elizabeth. Visitation 6-9 p.m. today in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro. Funeral mass 10 a.m. Tuesday in Immaculate Conception Church, Rev. Vernon Driscoll officiating. Burial at a later date in Bible Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 03/22/99

BABINEAU, Joseph Henry - 85, East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, formerly of Springhill and Toronto, Ont., died May 11, 1998, in the lodge. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Edmund and Elizabeth (Melanson) Babineau. He was an adherent of St. David's Presbyterian Church and was a member of Cumberland Lodge 5, Knights of Pythias, Springhill. He served in the Dental Corps in Halifax during the Second World War. He spent 17 years as a coal miner and mine examiner in Springhill, and for 31 years in Toronto, he worked for CP Express. He was an avid golfer and baseball player and coach. Surviving are his companion, Marjorie Ross; daughter, Dorthea (Mrs. Graham Clarke), Vero Beach, Fla.; sons, Joseph, Moncton, N.B.; Frederick, North Bay, Ont.; half-sisters, Hazel Ann (Mrs. George Sterling), Louise (Mrs. Arthur Pettigrew), Springhill; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Rosanna MacDonald; sisters, Alma and Anna in infancy. Cremation has taken place under the direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill. Graveside committal service 4 p.m. May 21 in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, Rev. Charles Taylor officiating.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 05/13/98

BABINEAU, Margaret Gertrude "Gertie" - 93, Fairview Villa, died July 14, 1999, in the villa. Born in Lyons Brook, Pictou Co., she was a daughter of the late Mary and Archibald (MacDonald). She was a lifetime member of St. Theresa's Church. Surviving are son, Reg, Dartmouth; sister, Lucille Batchilder, Georgetown, P.E.I.; brother, Vincent, Pictou; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph; several brothers and sisters. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today 
in Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Robie Street, Halifax. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, North Street, Halifax, Rev. Paul Williams officiating. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations to any charity. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 07/16/99

BABINEAU, Marjorie G. - 69, Dayspring, Lunenburg County, died December 5, 1993, at home. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Stella (Yeomens) Bonang. She received her early education at St. Patrick's High School, Halifax. She was a former member of the Bridgewater Curling Club. She is survived by her husband, Douglas; two daughters, Jackie Moore, Lunenburg; Janine Babineau, Ontario; two brothers, Frederick (Buddy), East Chezzetcook; Bobby, Dayspring; sister, Mary Buckles, Victoria, B.C.; a granddaughter. She was predeceased by three brothers, Bernard, Leo, Cyril. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Sweeny's Funeral Home, Bridgewater, Rev. Rueben Humby officiating. Burial will be in Dayspring Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to Lunenburg County VON or South Shore Regional Hospital Foundation. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/07/93

BABINEAU, Mary Beatrice Agnes - 70, Lancaster Place, O'Brien Street, Windsor, died June 22, 1994, in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William and Margaret (Moran) Purcell. She was a member and past president of the Catholic Women's League of St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Windsor. For many years, she operated Babineau's Boarding House, Windsor. She was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Hants County Branch 9, Windsor and West Hants Historical Society. She is survived by five daughters, Mary (Mrs. John Kingston), Alice (Mrs. Robert Rankine), both of Mount Uniacke; Katheryn Babineau, Nancy (Mrs. Blake Bowman), both of Windsor; Donna Babineau, White Rock, B.C.; four sons, James, Frederick, both of Lawrencetown, Halifax County; William David, Aldergrove, B.C.; Christopher, Mount Uniacke; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Kathleen Devlin, Halifax; Margaret Eldershaw, Lawrencetown; brother, Frederick, Halifax. She was predeceased by a son, Edward; granddaughter, Katie Babineau; brother, James. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Claude McLean officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to St. John's Roman Catholic Church organ fund. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 06/23/94

BABINEAU, Rene Edward - 73, Montreal, Que., formerly of Amherst, died December 21, 1995, in St. Anne de Bellevue Hospital, Montreal. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Wilfred and Elodie (Goguen) Babineau. He was a former member of St. Charles Church, Amherst. During the past 30 years, he was a patient of St. Anne de Bellevue Veteran's Hospital. During the Second World War he served in the Canadian Armed Services. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, branch 10 Amherst and received his 50-year pin within the last year. He was active in town sports during his younger years. Surviving are brother, Roger, Amherst. He was predeceased by an infant brother; nephew, David. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, 7-9 p.m. Monday, legion service 7 p.m. tonight, prayers 8 p.m. tonight, all in Campbell's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Charles Church, Amherst, Rev. John Hayes officiating. Spring burial in St. Charles Nativity Cemetery. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 12/23/95

BABINEAU, Robert Joseph - 67, Halifax, died January 28, 1996, at home. Born in Saint John, N.B., he was a son of the late Alex and Blanche (Legere) Babineau. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a carpenter. Surviving are daughters, Donna (Mrs. Paul Kavanagh), Woodlawn, Ont.; Paula (Mrs. Bernard Lee), Glace Bay; Sheri (Mrs. Trevor Eagle), Carleton Place, Ont.; sons, Bruce, Richard, Carleton Place; sister, Verna (Mrs. William Black), Ottawa; brother, Donald, Trenton, Ont.; eight grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Lorraine. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax. Funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Rockingham, Msgr. William Wambolt officiating. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/30/96

BABINEAU, Theresa - 66, Riverview Home, Riverton, formerly of Pictou, died October 4, 1996, in the home. Born in Pictou, she was a daughter of the late Mark and Agnes (Martell) Babineau. She had been a resident of the Riverview Home since 1971. Surviving are brother, Ronald (Mark), Pictou; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Marguerite Joyce, Dona Smith; brothers, Joe, Clarence, Alphonse, Vincent. Visitation 23, 7-9 p.m. today in McLaren Funeral Home, Pictou. Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday in Stella Maris Church, Rev. Peter MacDonald officiating. Burial in Stella Maris Cemetery. Donations to Riverview Home. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/05/96

BABINEAU, William Joseph - 75, Moran Street, Halifax, died October 29, 1994, in Victoria General Hospital. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Frederick and Mary (Poirier) Babineau. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving overseas with the Royal Canadian Army West Novies. He was employed with Hobreker; was a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Scotia Branch 25 and Olands Male Choir. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by his wife, the former Evelyn (Eve) Haughn; sons, James, Frederick, both of Lawrencetown; Christopher, Mount Uniacke; William, Aldergrove, B.C.; daughters, Mary (Mrs. John Kingston), Alice (Mrs. Robert Rankine), both of Mount Uniacke; Kathryn, Nancy (Mrs. Blake Bowman), both of Windsor; Donna, Aldergrove, B.C.; stepsons, Patrick Zwicker, Ottawa; Doug Zwicker, Goose Bay, Labr.; stepdaughters, Valerie Spurr, Sherry Grace, both of Dartmouth; Barbara (Mrs. James Shaw), Spryfield; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Edward; granddaughter, Katie. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight and Tuesday in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home, 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, where a legion service will be 7:30 p.m. tonight and where funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Ron Clarke officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/31/94

BABINEAU, Zepher Paul (Jeff) - 55, 27 Burgess Rd., Shubenacadie, died October 1, 1993, in Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro. Born in Notre Dame, N.B., he was a son of the late Arthur and Henrietta (Borque) Babineau. He was an employee with Atlantic Wholesalers Save Easy Stores, Moncton and Dartmouth. He was also employed with Shubenacadie Co-op for two years and a clerk with Shubenacadie Drug Store for two years. He was president of Lantz Food Company Ltd., working under the name J-Mar's Gifts and Take-Out at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and operated Lantz Foods for seven years. He was a member of St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Parish, Shubenacadie. He is survived by his wife, the former Marilyn Lushington; three daughters, Jacqueline, Nine Mile River; Julie, Tahnee, both at home; son, Pierre, at home; a granddaughter; brother, Paul, Moncton; two sisters, Jeanette, Buctouche, N.B.; Rachael, Moncton. He was predeceased by a sister, Lucille. Funeral will be 10 a.m. today in St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church, Msgr. John Campbell officiating. Burial will be in parish cemetery. Donations may be made to St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church Building Fund. 
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 10/04/93

BABINEAU-COMSTOCK, Laura M. - Infant daughter of Helene Babineau and Jason Comstock, passed away January 25, 1999, after a courageous battle with meningitis. Though she was only with us a short time, she filled many lives with joy and love and, she too, was loved by many. Besides her parents, Laura is survived by her brother, Cristian; maternal grandparents, David and Claire Babineau, Bouctouche; paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Joyce Comstock, Halifax; aunts, Keliann Adams, Dartmouth; Allana Grant, Windsor Junction; Sylvie and Suzanne Babineau, Ottawa; uncles, Eric Babineau, Bouctouche; Jean Robert Babineau, Fredericton; Greg Grant, Windsor Junction; great-grandmothers, Marguerite Boudreau, Shediac; Agnes Comstock, Halifax; Ida Babineau, Rogersville; godparents, Scott Boulton and Laurie Van Den Heuvel, Ottawa; as well as numerous great aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by great-grandmother, Laura Short. Thanks to everyone who helped us and gave us their love and support during this difficult time. Laura is resting in Snow's Funeral Home, Windsor Street, Halifax, where visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be Thursday, January 28, at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, Coronation Avenue, Fairview. Donations may be made in Laura's memory to the IWK Grace Foundation.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
Published: 01/27/99

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