Shediac, NB. – Roger Babin, 90, of Shediac passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center.
Born in Scoudouc, NB, he was the son of the late Dionus “Denis” and Zelica (Melanson) Babin.
Roger worked as a Pepsi Cola truck driver in Canada before moving his family to the US in 1965. From there he worked as a machinist at Reece Corporation for 18 + years. He later became a finish carpenter, it was his true passion, he could always be found tinkering in his workshop up until his recent illness.
Roger will be greatly missed by his wife, Lucille; his five daughters: Monique Babin Bennett (Wayne) of Maine, Diane Dubie (Fred), Gisèle Caisse (late James), Janice Lundberg (David), and Lorraine Aitchison (Edward) all of Massachusetts; his ten grandchildren: Roger, Danielle (Evan), Michael, Sean, Krista (James), George (Rachel), Jessica, April, Steven and Ryan; his nine great grandchildren: Paige, Ryleigh, Brielle, Cole, Chase, Parker, Owen, Danielle, and Jack; his sister: Rita (late Leonard) Boudreau of Shediac; his sister in law: Lucille of Dieppe and several nieces and nephews.
Roger was predeceased by his infant daughter: Susan; his infant great grandson: Everett; his brothers: Raymond, Leo (Elena), Anselme “Sam” (Joyce), and Emile (Anita); his sisters: Lorraine (Emile) Babin, and Stella (Neary) Lainey.
Visitations will take place on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Passage-Chartersville Funeral Cooperative (506) 857-1901, from 2 to 4 pm. Funeral service will follow at the Passage-Chartersville Funeral Chapel at 4 pm. Interment will be held at Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Society in memory of Roger.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:
Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
363 Rue Amirault, Dieppe, NB E1A 1G1