Eugene Binns

November 18, 1933January 17, 2023
Obituary of Eugene Binns
It is with heavy hearts we announce the loss of a dear husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend Eugene “Binner” Binns, January 17th at the Northside General Hospital. Born Nov 1933 he was the son of Edward and Annie “Jane” Binns. He was a devoted family man who spent 42 years with Mar Tel & Tel, a pioneer who embraced many changes in communications. Dad love to skate, was an avid reader and a great story teller. He enjoyed being the taxi taking Mom to card games and charming the ladies there. Dad had a sweet tooth, always sharing chocolates and was known as the chocolate soldier. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years Gena (MacGillivray) Binns, daughters; Anna (Roger) Travis, Kathy (Lindsay) Hood, and April (David) Britten, sons; Peter (Curt)(Lilly Tan), Bob (Justine Fennell), and Reggie (Cindy), brother Frank Binns and sister Mae Beaton. Eugene also leaves behind 17 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and his special buddy Kenny McLeod. Eugene is predeceased by mother Annie “Jane” (MacGillivray) Binns Coady, father Edward Binns, step father Peter Coady, daughter Beverly McLeod, grandsons; Peter McLeod and Dean Binns, granddaughter Holly Binns, brother Edward Binns and sister Mary Lou MacPhee. There will be no visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan 21 at 11am at St. Theresa’s Church with Fr. Evo DiPierro officiating. A reception will follow at St. Theresa’s Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Theresa’s building fund, Mass for Shut Ins or a charity of choice. The family would like to thank CB Regional Hospital and the Northside General Hospital for their care and compassion of Dad while hospitalized, we will always be grateful for Dr. Greg Myatt, Janice and Laura for the many years of care afforded to Dad, also to the staff of TW Curry for their guidance during this difficult time. To share memories and condolences please visit

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  • Gena (MacGillivray) Binns Spouse
  • Anna Travis (Roger) Daughter
  • Kathy Hood (Lindsay) Daughter
  • April Britten (David) Daughter
  • Peter (Curt) (Lilly Tan) Son
  • Bob (Justine Fennell) Son
  • Reggie (Cindy) Son
  • Frank Binns Brother
  • Mae Beaton Sister
  • Kenny McLeod Buddy
  • Annie “Jane” (MacGillivray) Binns Coady Mother (deceased)
  • Edward Binns Father (deceased)
  • Peter Coady Step Father (deceased)
  • Beverly McLeod Daughter (deceased)
  • Peter McLeod Grand Son (deceased)
  • Dean Binns Grand Son (deceased)
  • Holly Binns Grand Daughter (deceased)
  • Edward Binns Brother (deceased)
  • Mary Lou MacPhee Sister (deceased)
  • Eugene also leaves behind 17 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and his special buddy Kenny MacLeod

  • Max Travis
  • Patrick McLeod
  • Curry Binns
  • Thomas Hood
  • Matthew Britten
  • Andrew Binns

Past Services

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Funeral Mass

Saturday, January 21, 2023