Ethel Marcel Babin, 89, a native and resident of Houma, died at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Chauvin Funeral Home and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Maria Immacolata Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.
She is survived by her son, Larry Babin and wife, Ginny; daughters, Elaine Pontiff and husband, Kerry, and Christine Dupre and husband, Don; brothers, Junel, Louis, Norman and Kurt Marcel; sisters, Rita Mae Porche, Louise Porche and Alice Clark; grandchildren, Stuart Babin, Rachael Yesso, Mandy Fernandez, and Sandy Freeman; and great-grandchildren, Brooklynn Babin, Jadyn Yesso, Vivian and Lana Fernandez, and Logan, Paisley and Jaxon Freeman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam Babin; parents, Sullivan and Louise Molaison Marcel, brother, Russell Marcel; and sister, Hazel Filce.
She was a parishioner of Maria Immacolata Catholic Church and the Lions Club. She worked at the Food Bank and was in the Legion of Mary and the Silver Sneakers Clubs.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
The family would like to thank Heritage Manor and South Louisiana Hospice.
Chauvin Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from July 9 to July 11, 2013