Joeseph "Babes" Cormier
March 10, 1941 - December 22, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we the family announce the passing of Joseph “Babes” Anthony Cormier on December 22, 2021, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
Born in New Waterford on March 10, 1941, but grew up in Ashby, he was the son of the late Dennis and Lucy (Doucet)Cormier.
Joe was a very good athlete, he was a great snooker player, one of the best in Sydney. He played hockey and baseball throughout the years, but golf was his passion.
Babes is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Allyson (Stanley); daughter, Ainsley Maree, Surrey, BC; brothers, Chebot (Miriam), Antigonish, Richard, East Bay, Daniel, Antigonish and Michael (Janet), California; sister-in-law, Sandy (Herbert) Stanley, NB; and his grandson, the apple of his eye, Argyle Joseph Treun Stewart.
He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, David Staley; father-in-law, Alexander Stanley; and mother-in-law, Mary (MacDougall) Stanley; sister-in-law, Sandra (Pottie) Cormier.
Funeral service will take place at a later date with interment in Alfred Smith Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the United Protestant Church of Sydney River or the Cancer Center at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
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