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  • Eric Wilfred Joseph Babineau

  • Passing Date:Sat, Dec 15 2018
  • Funeral Date:Wed, Dec 19 2018
  • Viewing:Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM
  • Funeral Location:Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church
  • Resting Location:Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB
  • Wishes:Memorial of one's choice.
Eric Wilfred Joseph Babineau
1944 – 2018

Eric Wilfred Joseph Babineau husband of Gail (Walsh) Babineau of Miramichi, NB, passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the age of 74.

Born in Québec City, PQ, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rita Doris Marie (Fournier) Babineau.

Eric was retired from Repap and Sunny Corner Mechanical.

A volunteer Firefighter with the Newcastle Fire Department, he was a member of the NB Fire Chiefs Association and the Miramichi Valley Firefighters Association.

Eric was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed anything that involved the outdoors, from hunting and fishing birdwatching, to photography.

Eric also enjoyed sports and was a diehard Montreal Canadiens fan.

Eric is survived by his wife Gail; one daughter: Vanessa Babineau and one son: Jason Babineau (Sarah Hunter) all of Miramichi, NB; one sister: Patsy Ann Smith (Leo) of Dartmouth, NS.

Besides his parents, Eric is predeceased by one infant sister Joanne.

Visitation will be held at Bell’s Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 2 PM with Father Antonio Reyes officiating.

As expressions of sympathy in Eric’s memory, a donation may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Messages of condolence can be sent to

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bells Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600.

A tradition of service to the families of the Miramichi since 1922.

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