Peacefully at home, with family by his side on Thursday, September 28, 2023 of Exeter and formerly of Usborne Township in his 86th year. Cherished husband of Constance ‘Jackson’ Kernick. Chas and Constance celebrated 65 wonderful years of marriage on September 20th. Loving father of Karen Etherington of Dashwood, Kelly Esquimaux (Martin) of Zurich, and John Kernick (Lisa) of Elmira. Proud grandfather of Derek Etherington (Lesley), Robyn Ross (Derek); Tyler Heywood (Nicole); Jake Kernick (Sarah), Mitch Kernick (Amy), Grant Kernick (Cynthia), Marlee Kernick (Austin) and great-grandpa of Eli, Asher, and Paydon; Jackson, Lily, Olive, and Clark; Judah, and Jace. Fondly remembered by Roy, Rob, Vicki-Joy and his extended foster family. Dear brother of Barbara and brother-in-law of Maxine Kernick, Grant Jackson (Carol), Frances Jaques (Bill), Joy Rodgers (Stan). Predeceased by his parents William and Mary (Down) Kernick, son-in-law Rick Etherington, and siblings Anne Kernick, Marion Hamilton, Wilbur Kernick, Elaine Nolan. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
A private family service was held at the Haskett Funeral Home, EXETER. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.