Jennifer Hainer
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Obituary of Jennifer May Hainer

Peacefully at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Monday, August 30th, 2021, Jennifer May Hainer (nee Galbraith) passed away at the age of 57. Daughter of the late John and Velma Galbraith (nee Ellis).

Beloved wife of 35 years to Patrick Hainer. Dear stepsister of Elaine (Rob) Kenny, and Cathy Beattie.

Sister-in-law of Kevin (Lila) Hainer, Faye Hainer, Dave (Barb) Hainer, Carol (Jim) Gatzke, and Karen Cronmiller (George Laurie).

Jennifer will be affectionately missed by her “fur-babies” Baxter, Freddie, and Maddie.

Predeceased by her brothers John “Ted” Cronmiller, Billy Cronmiller, Clifford Galbraith, her sister Rose Hawgood, her brother-in-law Michael Hainer, and her parents-in-law Donald and Margaret Hainer.

Jennifer is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Visitation will be held at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, on Wednesday evening from 6 to 9pm, where the Funeral Service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1pm. Interment to follow in Botany Cemetery.

The Funeral Service will be livestreamed via the following link: CLICK HERE

Those planning to the attend the Visitation or Funeral Service must register by phone, or via the Funeral Home website by CLICKING HERE. The Bereavement Authority of Ontario has mandated that all in attendance must wear a mask.

Donations in Jennifer’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040

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