Ernest Joseph Hachey, 92, passed away December 13th, 2010 at the Raritan Health & Extended Care in Raritan, NJ. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada and resided in Basking Ridge, NJ in 1965. Ernest worked for Thomas Cross Construction as a Mason and retired from the National Brotherhood of Laborers Union. Ernest was a member of St. James Church in Basking Ridge and the National Brotherhood of Laborers Union the Bernardsville Local. He is survived by his sons Rheal and his wife Rosemarie of Basking Ridge, Yvon and his wife Linda of North Plainfield, NJ, and his daughters Antoinette Gilbert and her significant other Glenn Byron of Smithfield, ME, Theresa and Fred Conrad of Long Valley, NJ, and Rejeanne and Charles Dropp of Lebanon, NJ, 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Ernest is also survived by four brothers Jerry, Remi, Eric, & Alphe. Ernest was predeceased by his wife the late Zelia Bordage in 1984, two sons, the late Adrien in 1979 and the late Guy in 1994. A liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM on Friday December 17th at the St. James Church, 181 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ. Friends and Relatives may visit from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Thursday December 16th at the Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ. For those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to make contributions in Ernest's name to either the Salvation Army, 440 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994 or VNA of Somerset Hills, 200 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. For further information please contact Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home at 908-766-0250 or to light a candle and leave a message to the family please visit gcfuneralhome.com.