ST-IGNACE, NB – It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Adélard Gallant 80, of St-Ignace who passed away with his family close by at the Saint John Regional Hospital in Saint John on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Born in St-Ignace, he was the son of the late Albert Gallant and late Eugenie (LeBlanc) Gallant. Before retiring, Adélard was a woodsman. He was passionate about his work, loved to play cards and had many friends.
Adélard will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Rose-Marie Gallant of St-Ignace; one daughter, Sandra Gallant (Marc) of St-Ignace; special nephew, Gaétan Gallant (Lisette) of Dieppe; special niece, Renée Gallant of Shediac Bridge; four grandchildren, Patrick, Isaac, Véronique and Olivier.
He is also survived by four sisters, Gilberte Desjardins (late Gerry) of London, ON, Alma Richard (late Alphonse) of Aldouane, Elisa Seguin (late Bob) of London, ON, Yvonne Richard (Gerry) of St. George; four brothers, André Gallant (Ginette) of St-Ignace, Gerald Gallant (late Shirley) of Lethbridge, AB, Alvin Gallant (Céline) of St-Ignace, Robert Gallant (Navyn) of Leominister, MASS; sisters-in-law, Jeannette Gallant of Richibouctou-Village, Edith Daigle of St-Charles,one aunt Alida Maillet of Saint Louis and many other nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond, Fernand and Emerie.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11:00 am at the St. Ignace de Loyola Roman Catholic Church in St. Ignace.
Arrangements are in care of Thompson’s Funeral Home in Richibucto (523-4252).