John ‘Jack’ F. Babbitt, Jr. – Lincoln

John ‘Jack’ F. Babbitt, Jr. – Lincoln

John “Jack” F. Babbitt, Jr., 77, of Manville, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of Lorraine (Laferriere) Jacques-Babbitt. Mr. & Mrs. Babbitt had been married for 24 years.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late John F. and Jeannette Babbitt (Letellier), he had lived in Manville for the past 28 years, previously living in Pawtucket.

Mr. Babbitt worked as a computer technician for Tech Industries and PM Computer Services before retiring.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a member of the Poisson-Cournoyer-Carpenter-Bacon Chapter 12, DAV, Woonsocket. He was a communicant of St. James Church, Manville.

He loved to paint, particularly with oils. He loved reading and watching “National Geographic” and spending time with his family.

Besides his wife, he is survived by one stepdaughter, Melissa Bibeault, and her husband, James, of Manville; one stepson, Vincent Jacques, and his wife, Annette, of Narragansett; two sisters, Janice Renehan of Virginia and Patricia Crowe of New Hampshire; and four step-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late James Babbitt.

A private burial, with military honors, will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the American Lung Association, 260 W Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903, would be appreciated.

For online guest book, visit Arrangements are with Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln.