SHELBY- Alfred J. Babineau Sr., 74, of Lake Drive, passed peacefully Oct. 6, 2013, in Polk County. A native of Hartford, Conn., he was the son of the late Alphee and Katherine Babineau. Al was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, where he worked in the soup kitchen. He also volunteered with the Red Cross and was a member of the Civil Air Patrol.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret "Peggy" Dryburgh Babineau, of the home; son, Alfred J. Babineau Jr. and wife Karen; five daughters, Doreen Patsun and husband Bruce, Darlene Butler and husband Jon, Denise Babineau Wirth and husband Dean, Debra Lemek and husband Steve, and Diane Brunoli; step-children, James Burns and Robin Little; two brothers, Alphee Babineau and wife Tourey, and Alton Babineau and wife Mary; eight grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at The Episcopal Church Of The Redeemer
Officiated by: The Rev. Dr. Valori Mulvey Sherer
Internment: Sunset Cemetery
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family.
Memorials: Civil Air Patrol, Shelby Composite Squadron, 830 College Ave., Shelby, NC 28152
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 23, 2013