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  • Freeman John Gallant

  • Passing Date:Sat, Apr 27 2019
  • Funeral Date:Sat, May 4 2019
  • Viewing:At Freeman’s request, there will be no visitation
  • Funeral Location:Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, Douglastown
  • Resting Location:At Freeman’s request, there will be no visitation
  • Wishes:As expressions of sympathy, in Freeman’s memory, donations may be made to a memorial of one’s choice
Freeman John Gallant

Freeman John Gallant, husband of the late Janet Eileen Gallant (Lee), of Miramichi, passed away on Saturday, April 27th, 2019, at the age of 91.

Born in Newcastle, NB, Freeman was the son of the late Joseph and Annie (Edmonds) Gallant.

Freeman Gallant CP1, CD was in peacetime service from 1951-1971, was self-employed, a hog farmer and a school bus driver.

Freeman was also on the Board of Directors of Miramichi Feeds Inc., was a member of the Fr. Dixon Council Knights of Columbus and was an active member of Saint Samuel's and Big Brothers Big Sisters and F.S.N.A Federal Superannuates National Association.

Freeman is survived by three daughters: Mary-Lee Steeves (Robin), Lucia Gallant and Lori Daniels, all of Fredericton, as well as chosen child Lynn Dedam; three sons: Gerald (Lupita) of Mexico, Jack Gallant (Rita) of Ferry Road, NB and Roger Gallant (Sandra) of Halifax, NS; two sisters: Florence Galley of Nordin, NB and Rita Taylor of Douglastown, NB; fifteen grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and particularly special niece Shirley.

Besides his parents, Joseph and Annie (Edmonds) Gallant and wife Janet Eileen Gallant (Lee); Freeman is predeceased by two sisters: Clara Mayhew and Marie Mills; three brothers: Don, Ben and Raymond.

At Freeman’s request, there will be no visitation.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, Douglastown on Saturday, May 4th, 2019, at 11 AM with Father Antonio Reyes officiating.

As expressions of sympathy, in Freeman’s memory, donations may be made to a memorial of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 622-3600.

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A tradition of service to the families of the Miramichi and surrounding communities since 1922.

The family would like to express their heartful thanks to the Miramichi Extra Mural Program, and in particular RNs Rose and Whitney and occupational therapist Tracy.

Special thanks to the caregivers from Unicare, most special Debbie, and his longtime caregiver and friend Patty.

The Family wants to send their gratitude to the staff for the Miramichi Regional Hospital for the compassionate care of their father in his final days.
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