Passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday January 17, 2013 in his 67 th year. Beloved husband of Judith Pierce. Loving father of Jo-Ann Babb, and Janet Babb both of Cambridge, and his granddaughter Lauren Jean Daphne Carpenter. Also survived by his sisters Ruth Brown, Rose Hustins and Joan Upshall. Predeceased by his parents Eugene and Gladys Babb, 4 brothers and 4 sisters. John was born in Bell Island Newfoundland and has lived in Cambridge since 1971. The family will receive friends at Coutts Funeral Home 96 St. Andrews St. Cambridge on Monday January 21, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 P. M. There will be no funeral service. Cremation to follow.