Ernest P. Gendron passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Careage of Whidbey. He was 85 years of age. Ernest (Ernie) was born in Shirley, Mass. to Leo and Renee (Michaud) Gendron. He lived most of his life in Fitchburg, Mass. before moving to Coupeville 25 years ago. Ernie was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, Bud Dorr Council #13422.
He is survived by his children: Robert (Linda), Steve (Terry), Paula (Kevin), Lisa (Rick) and Sharleen (Andy). He was preceded in death by his first wife Irene and his second wife Marianne.
A funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 at St. Mary Church, 207 N. Main St., Coupeville.
The family suggests memorials in Ernie’s name to WhidbeyHealth Hospice, 101 N Main Street, Coupeville, WA 98239, or the Knights of Columbus, Bud Dorr Council 13422, POB 1181, Coupeville, WA 98239.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wallin Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, WA.