Eric Barbeau, age 32, passed away unexpectedly at home on April 3, 2017.
Eric is survived by his parents, Richard and Linda Barbeau, of Salem, his sons, Eric Barbeau and William Barbeau-Kirby, his stepdaughter, Kristin and siblings Timothy and Sean; his brother Ryan Barbeau, his grandmother, Ruth Pelletier, as well as a large extended family.
Eric, born on January 14, 1985, was raised in Salem, where he attended the Salem Public Schools, graduating with the class of 2004. It was there that he discovered his love for culinary arts which lead him to a continued career in the restaurant business. Eric will be remembered for his dedication to his friends and his willingness to help anyone in need.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to Health Streets Out Reach Program, 100 Willow Street 2nd Floor, Lynn, MA 01901.
Visiting hours for Eric will take place on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St. (Corner of North St.), Salem, MA 01970. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, 15 Hawthorn Blvd., Salem, also at the Murphy Funeral Home. Interment will be immediately following at Greenlawn Cemetery, 57 Orne St., Salem, MA 01970. For additional information or online guestbook please visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com or call 978-744-0497.
Published on  April 7, 2017