Search Death Notices

Mrs. Lyda (Pat) Gernaey

Mrs. Lyda Marie (Pat) Gernaey

Peacefully, on March 15th, 2020 in her 88th year, at Riverview Gardens in Chatham.  Pat was born on November 7th, 1931 to the late William and Jenny (Rabideau) Haines.  She is predeceased by her husband William Coyne Gernaey, her daughter Ruthanne Elaine Donais, son in law Jim Donais, sisters June Hudson, Ida Prodenchuk and brother Gilbert Haines.  She is survived by her son Bill Gernaey and his wife Toni, her sister Isobel Manning, grandchildren Clayton, Aaron, Jeff (Jenn), Eric (Renee), Bill (Jessara), James and sisters in law MaryAnn Wright (Brian) and Jackie Haines.  She will be lovingly remembered by her 16 great grandchildren.  A special thanks to all the nurses and staff at Riverview Gardens for their kindness. Cremation to follow with interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery at a later date.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider The Alzheimer Society Chatham-Kent.  On-line condolences may be left at www.alexanderfuneralhome.ca

DUE TO ONTARIO’s STATE OF EMERGENCY: Public Visiting has been CANCELLED.

Cremation to follow. Interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery at a later date.

Expression of Sympathy: The Alzheimer Society Chatham-Kent.




Send your condolences


< Return to Death Notices
Experience the difference caring makes

Latest News


COVID-19 Virus Protocol

Read article »

Estate Planning Seminar

Read article »

Nurse Next Door

Read article »

Welcome Marion Hornell

Read article »

Gregory Drive Alliance Church – GriefShare

Read article »
More News

Contact Us

Alexander & Houle Funeral Home Ltd
245 Wellington Street West,
Chatham, Ontario
N7M 1J9

Phone: 519.352.2710
Fax: 519.352.7372
Email: info@alexanderfuneralhome.ca

View Location Map