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Catherine Lynn Barnes

January 23, 1952 — October 8, 2023


After a long and courageous battle, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of CATHERINE BARNES, who passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on October 8, 2023, at the age of 71.  Beloved wife of Glenn for 29 years.  Dear mother of Shannon Geary (Jeff) and Shawn Ronholm (Cheryl).  Loving grandmother to Avery-Lynn, Jake, Allie, Reese and Ryan.  Sister of Ron Charron (Lorraine), Brian Charron (Karen), Carol Bailey (late Lonny) and Marcie Roach (Rob).  Daughter-in-law of Bonnie and Red Barnes.  Sister-in-law to Gary Barnes (Nancy) and Jeri-Lynn Charron.  Survived by many nieces and nephews. She will be sadly missed by her best friends Sam, Donna and Heather. Predeceased by her parents Wilf and Shirley Charron, her late husband Gary Ronholm and brothers Paul and Donald Charron.  At Cathy’s request, cremation has taken place. The family would like to thank Dr. Lilly and staff for their wonderful care over the years.  Sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Bluewater Health’s Palliative Care Unit   Arrangements entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St, Sarnia). Memories, photos or messages of condolence may be shared at

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