BABIN, Alexander Joseph - 89, D'Escousse, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 22, 2011, in Strait Richmond Hospital. Born in West Arichat, he was a son of the late Frederick and Mary (Marchand) Babin. Alexander served in the Second World War, worked on the lake boats and retired as a school bus driver. He will be sadly missed by Emma, his loving wife of 59 years; daughter, Donna (Gilles) Babin, D'Escousse; son, Kevin (Jean) Babin, Alberta; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Leonard, Alfred, Curtis, Etienne; and sisters, Marie, Violet, Rita, Anna and Clara. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 25, from 3-8 p.m. in IML Funeral Home, Petit De Grat. Funeral mass to celebrate his life will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Petit De Grat, with Rev. Devereaux officiating. Burial to follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. To light a memorial candle for him or send a message of condolence, visit: www.imlfuneralhome.com
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