CHARRON: Gerald. A resident of Wallaceburg, and formerly of Chatham, Gerald Charron passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Monday, April 9, 2012 at the age of 54. Born in Chatham, son of the late Raymond & Josephine Charron. Fiancé and best friend to Rose Scholtens. Cherished father to Alecia Dupuis of Sudbury, and loving grandfather of 3. Survived by siblings Irene Ward (Fred), Kathy Charron, Evelyn Parry, Marion Labadie (Wes), Clara Demars, Victor Charron (Brenda), and Lauretta Elsom (Barry). Missed by many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by sister May Sturdevant, and brothers Oscar & Romeo Charron. Forever missed by his furry friend Timber. Family to receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00- 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place at the Funeral Home on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Steve Cartier officiating. Cremation with interment at a later date. Donations in memory of Gerald Charron to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham (519) 351 – 2040.

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