Maureen Patricia Babin, who grew up in East Hampton but lived for a long time in South Bound Brook, N.J., died on April 26 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville, N.J. She was 66 and had been receiving treatment for cancer.
Ms. Babin, who was born in Brooklyn on July 26, 1950, was adopted by Ernest and Kathleen Donohue Mott of East Hampton when she was 6 months old. She grew up in East Hampton and Montauk, went to Stella Maris Catholic School in Sag Harbor, and graduated from East Hampton High School. She received a degree in accounting at Grahm Junior College in Boston and worked as an accountant.
She and Gary Leonard Babin of Delaware were married in 1969 and settled in New Jersey, where they brought up three children. She and her children visited her parents here frequently, especially in the summer. The marriage ended in divorce.
Ms. Babin is survived by her mother and by John Pettoni of New Jersey, her companion of seven years, as well as by her daughters Kathleen Nowsch and Danielle Bertagna, her son, Gary Ernest Babin, and two grandchildren, all of Las Vegas. A sister, Karen Pitstick of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., also survives. Her father died before her.
The family received visitors at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton on April 30, with a funeral Mass said at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton on May 1. Ms. Babin was buried in the church cemetery. The family has suggested memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis 38105.