Christine Marie Gerhard Coates

Oct 26 1972
Oct 24 2020
47 Years
Mont Clare, Pennsylvania

Christine Marie Gerhard Coates, 47, loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, went home to the Lord on Saturday, October 24, 2020, in West Chester, PA. She was the wife of Barry M. Coates.  Born in Quakertown, PA, she was the daughter of Robert W. Gerhard and Donna DiNenna Martin.

Christine lived in Mont Clare where she resided with her family for 17 years.  She worked for HiWay Materials and spent 21 years as a road supervisor in road construction.

She is survived by her husband Barry of Gap, her children; Krista Gerhard of MD, Blake Gerhard, David Vernon, and Alan Coates all of Mont Clare,  Mother, Donna Martin (Ken), father Robert Gerhard (Betty), five sisters; Marcie Wunder (Jim), Gina Gerhard (Rick), Patti Pacana (Mike), Stephanie Yurastis, and Stacy Sieger (Brad), 15 nieces and nephews, and 21 great nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, October 30, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Church, 603 W. 2nd Ave., Parkesburg, PA with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.  

In order to protect those at-risk, please wear a face mask and practice social distancing while at the Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, National Processing Center, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Oct 30 2020 - 10:30am
Service Location: 
Our Lady of Consolation Church


Dear Donna-

I am so sorry to hear about your Daughter.  Keeping you close in thoughts and prayers.

Please never hesitate to reach out if I can help - I'm here for you.

Love You - Lisa Wilde

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My Love to All of the Gerhard & Coates family... This Journey we have taken together continues on and we shall stay together continuously!!! GOD WILLING 🙏🏻♥️

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My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

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Donna, Loving you....

The Walker Family

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Donna, Marcie, Gina, Patti and all of your families. 
So saddened to hear of Chrissi's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May all the memories of Chrissi's life hold her close to you forever. I know I have many fond memories of us all on the ball field and at my grandparents pool picnics. Hugs to you all. 

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Sending love and warm hugs Donna. I am deeply saddened to hear of your heartbreaking loss. May she rest in God's tender embrace and may He give you His peace.

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We are so sorry for your loss. May God be with you during this difficult time. 

Our Deepest Sympathy,

June Plante (Doug Wunder's sister in law - Dawn Wunder's sister) 


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Prayer for your family and all the knew and loved her. 

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My condolences to and your family Donna and Ken. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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