In Loving Memory Of
Donald Babineau
1949 ~ 2023

Saint-Antoine, NB – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Donald Babineau, 74, at the Moncton Hospital, on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023.

Born in Saint-Damien, he was the son of the late Ernest and the late Marguerite Babineau (Hébert).

Donald will be sadly missed by his sisters: Rose-Marie (Harvey) LeBlanc of Moncton, and Claudette (Paul) LeBlanc of Irishtown; his brothers: Charles Babineau of Moncton, and Claude (Charlene) Babineau of Notre-Dame; his nieces and nephews: Janelle, Julien (Julie), Josh (Michelle), Marc, and Stephane; as well as his special friend, Rina Dupuis.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Linda Mai Saulnier.

Donald worked as a truck driver for Midland Transport most of his life until he retired. He was the kind of man who never bothered anyone and was well-liked by many. Donald loved listening to Bluegrass music and was a big advocate for the Moncton Wildcats hockey team.

In respect to Donald’s wishes, there will be no visitation and no funeral service.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:
www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca

Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3

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70 comments

  1. Sending sincere sympathies to all the family. May his memories bring you comfort at this time. Mike & Don worked together at Daigle Lumber & kept in touch. He will be greatly missed. Hugs

  2. Dear Claude, Charlene, Joshua, & Janelle, & all the Babineau Family: I will always cherish all the good times, we all had with Don at the campground, Blue Grass festivals, & parties in Notre Dame. Don was always up for a visit & a good time. He loved my homemade pickles.
    I’m sure Don & Albert are having a beer, & listening to Blue Grass. Don will be forever missed. Deepest Love & Sympathy to Don’s Family & Friends.XOXO

  3. My Condolences to the Family. May you Rest in Peace Don, you sure will be missed!

  4. Had the pleasure of working with Don at Midland ,very nice guy and he once told me he worked with my Dad at St Lawrence Cement ,ran into Don at Speedsport back in April was very nice to chat with him once again ,RIP ol buddy till we meet again

  5. Nos plus sincères sympathies à toute la famille et à son amie Rina. Nos prières sont avec vous.
    Janice et Donald Arsenault

  6. yes don and often talked bout us bein the same age and the rodad we hav coverd in our life we will chat some day 👌👌

  7. Nos sincère sympathie à Rina et toute la famille en va le manquer beaucoup aux campground

  8. My deepest and most sincere condolences to the family . Don was a great guy and always had time to say hello. May you R I P my friend … God Bless ❤️

  9. My deepest sympathies to Donald’s family and friends.I worked with him for a number of years at Midland and he was always a true gentleman.
    Rest easy Donald

  10. My sympathies to the Family , Don and worked at Midland together I retired after 24 yrs and would see him now and then once he sold his house I lost track of him , I will miss he was always ready for a beer and we would catch on what was going on RIP DON

  11. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Don. I worked with Don for many years at Midland and he was such a nice man. Just like a big teddy bear. I will miss him as I know many others will as well. Rest in Peace Donnie.

  12. I am so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I worker with Don for years. He always there with a smile and was a sweet man. My deepest condolences to all the family during this difficult time!

  13. Nos sincères sympathies à toute la famille. Clarence aura des bons souvenir avec Donald au games de Wildcats.
    Lorraine et Clarence

  14. My deepest sympathies to Rose-Marie &Harvey and all the Babineau family as well as Donald’s partner, Rina!

  15. Nos sincères sympathies à Claude & Charlène et toute la famille..Nos pensés sont avec vous tous durant ce moment difficile 🙏🙏. xox

  16. May he Rest In Peace. You will be deeply missed by all ❤️ My condolences to the rest of the family and his dearest friends / coworkers. I love you papa Don. Until we meet again.

  17. Nos sincères sympathies Claude, Charlene, Joshua, Janelle, toute la famille Babineau et ses amis.
    RIP Don

  18. Nos sincères sympathies Claude, Charlène, Joshua, Janelle, toute la famille Babineau et amis.
    RIP Don

  19. Claude & Charlene Josh & Michelle We are so Sorry for the loss Of Brother & Brother in Law & Uncle Donald & Cousin Donald We are very saddened too we can do Anything we are just a phone call away Your forevever Cousins & friends Love & Prayers ❤️❤️🙏🙏

  20. Mes sincères sympathies à toute la famille Don était tellement un homme paisible, souriant, gentil et tellement une bonne personne avec beaucoup d’humanité. Toujours plaisant es aimable qui aimer la vie et toute les choses simple. Il seras manquer pour sure Denise Babineau Gauvin Repose en paix Don xoxo

  21. Our deepest sympathies to Don’s famiky. Worked many years with Don at Midland, hard man to keep up with. Rest In Peace.

  22. Our sincerest condolences on Don’s passing. I worked with Don at Midland for many years and he was a great friend.

  23. Our deepest sympathy to the Babineau family,another angel who got his wings too soon,R.I.P buddy till we meet again ,your favorite phrases that you tell us buddy for life ..

  24. As I can see, from all the comments so far, everyone you met through work or play Donald, you will be missed. You were a gentle, people person.

    Rest In Peace.

  25. Mes plus sincères sympathies à toute la famille !
    Repose en paix mon ami 🙏🙏🙏
    God bless

  26. Nos sincères sympathies à Rose-Marie, Claudette, Charles et Claude et toutes vos familles. Nous pensons à vous durant ces moments difficiles. Repose en paix cher cousin!

  27. My deepest sympathy for the babineau family I work with Don for many years at midland he will be missed he worked hard and enjoyed everyday but gone to soon R.I.P

  28. Nos sinceres symphaties a la famille Babineau de Clarence et Murielle. Donald etait une personne tres speciale

  29. So so sorry for his family and Rina and friends ,may he Rest In Peace

  30. Our most sincere condolences to Don’s family and friends. May your happy memories bring some comfort during this sad time.

  31. Dear Rose-Marie, Harvey and the entire Babineau Family,
    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

  32. My deepest sympathies to Donnie’s family. I worked with Donnie at the Midland Moncton Terminal during the 14 years I was there. You could always count on Donnie to get the job done, with no issues. Always in a great mood and would do anything for anyone. Very well respected not only at the terminal but with all our customers. Rest in peace Donnie! Will catch up with you on the other side for a pop or 2!

  33. Our sympathy to Don’s family RIP , our friend you’ll be missed by many

  34. I’m so sorry for your loss Normand and I are saddened by the news of Donald passing , . We will miss his visit every time we were at our Farm House . We could always count on his visit. With his Big Buddy smile. Normand M🧸💕🪴🪴🎂🎂🎂Roses for the Family.

  35. Worked with Don at Midland for many years.He was a good friend and will be missed.My deepest sympathies to the family ,Rest in peace my friend.
    Norm Gallant

  36. Sincere sympathy Claudette Charles Janelle and to the whole Family and Rena ..Don smile was what we remember the most .He had a kind heart and always ready to help anyone .Your family will miss you but they will have you in their hearts forever .Love and peace be you all .Murielle Ron Titus .

  37. Nos sincères Sympathies Rose Marie, Claudette, Charles et Claude. On pense à vous tous et on vous garde dans nos prières dans ces moments difficiles 🙏🏼🕊❤️Raymond et Francine

  38. Sorry for the loss my sincere sympathy to the family and especially to Rena. He will be missed and may he rest in peace. We’ll meet again on the other side someday God bless you.😿😿🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️

  39. My sympathy to the family. I knew Donnie from Midland. I use to check the driver’s paperwork.
    Rest in peace.

  40. To our fellow camper, friend and all around nice guy. We will miss that smile that we see when we arrive at the campground and look up at you sitting on your deck. You will be remembered.

  41. C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous avons appris le décès de Donald. Nos plus sincères condoléances.

  42. Un homme avec un grand coeur…nos plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille et à Rina. Armand et Gladys

  43. Repose en paix mon cher cousin. Mes sympathies à toute la famille. Je vous embrasse.❤️

  44. On behalf of the Moncton Wildcats, we are very saddened to hear of Don’s passing. He will be greatly missed around the arena on gamedays and at various Wildcat events. As a long time season ticket holder he was part of the family.
    Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat.

  45. We are sending our love and thoughts to Don’s family. He will be really missed.

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