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Leon Joseph Babineau

Leon Joseph Babineau

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Mr. Leon Joseph Babineau, beloved husband of Margo (Porter) Babineau, announce his passing away, peacefully with his family at his side at his residence on November 23, 2022. Born at Newcastle NB on November 21, 1945, he was a son of the late Luke and Margaret (Bourque) Babineau.

A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife Margo of Pocologan, his son: Joseph of Pennfield,  daughter; Cathy Dugas (Billy) of Blacks Harbour NB,  his step daughter; Amanda Porter of Pennfield NB, stepson; Nicky Porter (Cheryl Barker) of Bonny River NB, granddaughters; Mandy (Joel) Hatt of Utopia NB and Chloe Quinlin, great granddaughter; Kennedy Hatt, grandson; Trent Dugas, step granddaughters; Trinity and Isabel Porter, his brothers: Luke( Linda) Babineau of Seeleys Cove NB, Allen Babineau of Blacks Harbour NB, his sisters: Joan (Terry) Cummings of Norton NB, Helen (Robert) Hill of Blacks Harbour NB, Leona (Glenroy) Cook of Pennfield NB, Rose (Donald) Johnson of Sussex NB, Lillian (Stephen) Shanklin of St. Martins NB and Dianne (Aldoria) Sonier of Blacks Harbour NB as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife Hilda, one brother Hilaire and a sister Eileen Bradford.

Prior to his period of failing health, Leon worked 20 years at Acadia Seaplants at Pennfield NB.

Prior to that he worked number of years in the aquaculture industry as night watchman at various sites.

Leon loved music and love playing guitar, and frequented the local jam sessions such as Sundays at Stella Maris Hall. He especially had a passion for bluegrass music and was a member of the New Brunswick Bluegrass Association. He also had another passion close to his heart, classic and vintage automobiles, both he and his classic black mustang pink ford fairlane belonged to the Valley Cruisers Car Club.

A kind fellow, he also loved the company of friends and family. He will be sadly missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.

The family would like to sincerely thank the New Brunswick Extra Murel of St. George for their kind and compassionate care shown to Leon and his family during his illness.

Resting at the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium from where the service will be held on Monday at 2pm with Rev. Reg Ward officiating.  Interment in the Pennfield Rural Cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the funeral home on Sunday from 2- 4 and 6-8pm. In Leon's memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donors choice would be appreciated by the family. 

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Service Date
Monday, November 28, 2022
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Funeral Home Chapel

Visitation
Sunday November 27, 2022
Visitation Time
2-4 and 6-8 pm
Visitation Location
St. George Funeral Home, St. George NB

Burial Date
Spring 2023
Burial Location
Pennfield Rural Cemetery

Requested Charity
Charlotte County Cancer or Donors Choice