Stella Babanin

Obituary of Stella Babanin

Peacefully, surrounded by her family at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, on Sunday, July 8, 2018, Stella Mary Babanin (née Pumputis) passed away at the age of 85.  Predeceased by her husband Paul Babanin (1995).  Loving mother of the late Igor “Ed” Babanin (2016), Cindy (Ian) Cruickshank of West Lorne and Derek Babanin (Margot Pert) of London.  Cherished grandmother of Paul (Joanne) Babanin, Heather (Robbie) Perry, Chad Cruickshank, Scott (Monica) Cruickshank and Taylor Slaats-Babanin.  Special great-grandmother of Lydia and Avery Cruickshank, Ronin Cruickshank and Nathan Babanin.  Survived by her brother Don (Valerie) Pumputis of London and Bill (Elizabeth) Pumputis of Waubaushene.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Predeceased by parents Walter Pumputis and Mary (née Koprovich).  Relatives and friends will be received at DENNING’S OF WEST LORNE, 202 Main Street, West Lorne (519-785-0810) on Thursday, July 12th from 11 a.m. until the Memorial Service at 1 p.m.  If desired, memorial contributions by cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Condolences online at