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Joseph (Joe) Antoine Gallant

Joseph (Joe) Antoine Gallant

The death occurred peacefully at the Summerset Manor, Summerside on Monday, June 3rd, 2019 of Joseph (Joe) Antoine Gallant, aged 97, formerly of Le Chez-Nous, Wellington and Urbainville, beloved husband of the late Hélène Gallant (née Arsenault). He was the last surviving member of his family. Born in Cap-Egmont on April 26, 1922, he was the son the late Albénie Gallant (step-son of Fidèle Arsenault) and Mélina Gallant (née Richard). Left to cherish his memory is his daughter Marie Gallant (Émile) of Dieppe, NB, grandchildren Réjean (Teresa), Gaston (Patsy) and Josette (Les MacAulay), great-grandson Chad MacAulay and numerous nephews and nieces. Joe will be sadly missed by his in-laws Alyre Arsenault, Peter (Rose) Arsenault, Albert (Norma) Arsenault, Yvonne Arsenault and Louise Arsenault. Predeceased by his wife Hélène and his brothers Lévi and Alphé and sister Lucie Hitchcock also by many in-laws, aunts and uncles. He was a founding member of Le Club d’âge d’or de Baie-Egmont. In 2012, he received the award of “La petite Nyctale” and in 2013 was awarded the “Co-op Order of Merit”. Resting at the Évangéline Funeral Home, Urbainville, until Thursday, June 6, then to the Saint-Philippe et Saint-Jacques Church, Egmont Bay for funeral Mass at 10:30am. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery. Visiting hours at the Évangéline Funeral Home, Urbainville, on Wednesday, June 5th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s memory to the Saint-Philippe et Saint-Jacques Church or to the Summerset Manor would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to send a message condolence to his family, please send an email to evangelinefuneralcoop@pei.aibn.com





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