Gallant, Gerald Raymond, 76, of Milton, Queens County, passed away Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, at home.
Born in St. Georges, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Rudolph and Janette (Delorey) Gallant.
Gerald worked for the Nova Scotia Power Commission for 36 years, retiring as a line foreman. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. In his younger years Gerald played softball with the Liverpool Lamplighters and he was also a former member of the Pictou Highlanders Reserve Army.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Beatrice (Carver); daughters Kathy, Annette (Glen); sons James (Diane), Robert (Denise); granddaughters Crystal, Jennifer, Tallis, Renee; grandsons Colin, Justin, Nicolas, Ashton; great grandchildren Noah, Gabriel, Bailey; sister Mary (Fred); brothers Peter, Winston; former in-laws Helen Baker-Gallant, Kevin Whynot, Karl Hugenschmidt.
He was predeceased by sister Laurette; brothers Joseph and Charles.
A private family service was held in St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery, Liverpool. Father Brian Murphy officiated. Donations in Gerald’s memory may be made to the Queens General Hospital Foundation, the I.W.K. Children’s Hospital or to the Queens County branch of the V.O.N.. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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