Estelle Vera Elizabeth (nee Pike) Babb
Born: September 29th, 1928
Passed in: Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: July 22nd, 2012
It is with profound sadness that the family of Estelle Babb announces the passing of a beloved wife, mother and grandmother while in the loving arms of her family at her residence in Harbour Grace on July 22, 2012. Predeceased by her parents Mortimer and Annie (Moores) Pike, sister: Louise Garner and brother: Clifford. Estelle leaves to mourn her husband of 62 years, Lorenzo, children: Sharon Babb, Harbour Grace, Gail (Tom) Lynch, Mount Pearl, John (Genevieve), Carbonear and Joanne (Glenn) Dwyer, Lower Sackville, NS; grandchildren, Meghan (John) Mills, Campbell River, BC, Victoria and Luke Penney, Harbour Grace, Deirdre Lynch, Calgary, AB, Ian (Nicole) Lynch, St. John’s, Andrew and Jessica Babb, Carbonear, Emily and Anna Dwyer, Lower Sackville, NS; great-grandsons, Ian and Alex Mills, Campbell River, BC and Cole Penney, Harbour Grace. Also left to mourn, a large circle of other family members, dear friends and a loyal group of lifelong companions, affectionately known as “The Big Six”, Georgianna Slade (deceased), Maxine Taylor (deceased), Lillian Babb, Kathleen Parsons and Shirley Sharpe. Estelle was a lifelong volunteer. She was an honorary, life member of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Health Care Auxiliaries, member of the Carbonear General Hospital Auxiliary, volunteer with the Girl Guides of Canada, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Harbour Grace and an inductee into the Harbour Grace Sports Hall of Fame. Above everything else, she was a devoted, loving mother, giving tremendous support to all her children’s endeavors. She will always be endeared in our hearts as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, community volunteer, friend and a caring generous soul to those less fortunate. Estelle’s home was always a welcoming and warm haven to all. The family extends a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Chris Peddle for his exceptional care. “Thank you” is also extended to the dedicated caregivers who helped fulfill Estelle’s wishes for her final days. Archdeacon John Dinn conducted the Funeral service on Wednesday, July 25 from St. Paul's Anglican Church, Harbour Grace. A private family inurnment at St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Grace. Donations in Estelle’s memory may be made to the Carbonear General Hospital Auxiliary or to St. Paul’s Anglican Church Restoration Fund. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Noel’s Funeral Home, Harbour Grace. Please visit www.noelsfuneralhome.com to sign the memorial guest book.