K. Gay Chattin

October 15, 1942 ‒ June 14, 2015

Fredericktown, Ohio

Gay Chattin, 72, of Fredericktown passed away June 14, 2015 at home.  She was born on October 15, 1942 in Harper, Kansas to Lt. Col. Ken and Evelyn (Rhuby) Gosling.  She graduated from Ohio University in 1964 with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work on October 24, 1964.  On October 24, 1964 she married E. Joe Chattin.

She was known to all as a fabulous cook, a dear friend and was an avid bridge club member.  Along with her daughter, she was a lifelong horse enthusiast.  Together, they traveled the country for many years earning a long list of national accomplishments within the quarter horse industry.  She also had a passion for traveling and a great love of reading.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

She is survived by a daughter, Cami (John) and son, Chad (Melissa); and three granddaughters, Morgan, Taylor and Samantha.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Gay Chattin.

  • Im a friend of Edy Yarman.
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Deepest sympathies to your family

  • I’m so sorry for you loss. She was a great lady. Deepest sympathies to your family

  • Cami and Chad, we are so sorry to hear about Gay! What a great lady and super friend! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families!!

  • Chad and Cami and Families, So sorry to hear about Gay. She was a friend and we’ll miss her smile and happy outlook on life.

  • Cami and Chad – don’t know if you’ll recognize my name but knew your mother for years as Wendy’s friend. I am very sorry for your loss and hope both of you are OK as that would be the first thing Gay would want. May you both stay strong.
    Sincerely, Sally

  • Chad and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Cami, I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom. What a great lady I always admired her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Denise Folck

  • What a beautiful lady. Enjoyed the time spent with her during Cami’s cheerleading days. Your Dad was great, also. Soo sorry for the health issues that plagued your family. Prayers for comfort and peace for all of you.

  • I am so sorry for your loss, Cami and Chad. Gay was such a wonderful lady. I appreciated the encouraging notes that she sent to me when I was ill. She always was cheerful even when she was struggling.

  • Cami and Chad I was so sad when I heard your mom had passed. She was such an awesome lady and I so enjoyed our talks when I was doing her hair. She was so supportive to me recently when my mom was dealing with some scary health issues and that meant a lot to me. Gay was so much more then a client to me and I will miss her dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • So sorry for your loss – Gay was a very special lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Dear Cami, Chad, and Family,
    I’ve only known your Mom for about 5 years. She was a very special, compassionate lady and a very special friend to me. She was also an inspiration because of all her medical issues that she met head on without complaining or giving up. I will miss her! Connie Jannot

  • I am sorry to hear about Gay’s passing. I played bridge with Gay years ago. She and I both had breast cancer about the same time and I admired how she handle the situation. My sympathies to all the family members. Donna Williamson

  • So sorry to hear about your mom.
    We have so many great memories of your mom and dad. They were very special people. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Dear Cami, Chad and children,
    I am heartbroken to hear that your Mom has passed. She was a very special lady. I have wonderful memories of your Mom & Dad way back when they had Cochrans greenhouse & flower shop. There was always lots of goofy laughter. I pray for your comfort as you celebrate the life she lived. God bless you all!
    Deb (Burgholder) Solis

  • How sad. You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your beautiful, funny, irreverent, fashionable, kind mother. She regularly sent me cards when I was sick. Gay was my Tai Chi friend on Mondays and Wednesdays in Fredericktown.

  • I am so sorry. Gay was such a wonderful lady. I loved her laugh and listening to her stories when I cleaned for her. Her love for her family,especially her sweet granddaughters, and her cats was priceless. So very special!

  • I am so sorry for your loss. Gay was a very special lady and a great friend. She and I met when my husband and I took Tai Chi in Fredericktown and soon became friends. She was a very unique and stylish lady and will be sadly missed.

  • My deepest sympathies. Gay was such a nice woman. She made me feel so welcome when I began Tai Chi in Fredericktown. She was always encouraging and so nice to everyone. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered.