Joel Matthew William Babiy

Joel passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

He leaves behind his cherished fiancée Kirsten Anderson, her parents Russ (Patrice) Anderson and her brother Cole (Alexis) Anderson.

Dear son of Rosemary (late Larry) Bastien, much loved brother of Joshua and Nicole and adored uncle of Mya Bella, Andrew and Taylor-Rayne. Dear grandson of Sietha (late Leroy) Negen, Matt (Dorothy) Verkuyl and Olga (late Bill) Babiy. Joel will be forever missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Joel worked for over 4 years at General Motors and enjoyed hockey, soccer, kayaking and spending time with his friends and family. He was the proud owner of his landscaping company Green Port Property Maintenance.

Joel’s family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held in the Armstrong Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m.  with Pastor Brian Lofthouse officiating. Burial will follow at Fonthill Cemetery.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association.