Born In: Gardiner Mines
Passed on: November 6th, 2012
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine Gallant age 86 formerly of Gardiner Mines and a resident of Seaview Manor. Catherine passed away at Seaview Manor on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Born in Gardiner Mines Catherine was the daughter of the late Richard and Annie (Walsh) O’Brien.
She was a former member of St. James Church, Gardiner Mines. She enjoyed being a homemaker for 62 years. She loved painting, baking, telling stories, doing puzzles and crafting. Catherine was a resident of Seaview Manor for the past several years.
Catherine will be sadly missed by her sons, Barry, Calgary, Alberta, Gordon (Bernadette), Hamilton, Ont., Douglas (Theresa), Gardiner Mines, Eric (Joanne) Glace Bay, Donny, Pictou, Roger, Calgary, Alberta; grandchildren, Colleen and Jamie Gallant, Gardiner Mines.
Catherine was the youngest of fifteen siblings and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Besides her parents, Catherine was predeceased by her husband, James G. Gallant and several brothers and sisters.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and guidance of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 16 Reserve St., Glace Bay. A funeral service will take place on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Leo Penny officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery, Gardiner Mines.
Donations in Catherine's memory may be made to a charity of choice.
Online condolences to the Gallant family are available through www.vjmcgillivray.ca.