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Diana Gallant

Diana Louise Gallant, 74, of Riverview, with her loving family by her side passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016, after a brave struggle with cancer, at The Moncton Hospital. Born in Tide Head, New Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Chesley and Dorothy (Gallie) McDavid.
Diana, was a mother, grandmother and aunt like no other. A selfless woman, Diana was always available to anyone she knew who needed her help. She also owned and operated a successful hairdressing business, and later attended Mount Allison University, majoring in psychology. She was also a proud member of Toastmasters, Moncton Chapter. She loved to socialize, travel, and most of all to spend time with family and friends. She had a variety of hobbies and took interest in anything life had to offer.
Diana will be forever missed by her husband of 57 years, Richard Gallant; Daughters, Elizabeth Gallant (Claude) of Riverview and Gina Dyment (Earl) of Cocagne; Sons, Richard Gallant Jr.(Jeannine) of Bouctouche and Jeffrey Gallant (Linda) of Dieppe; Precious grandchildren, Jenica (Justus), Samantha (Adam) and Corey, great-grandchildren, Jonah and Jayna; Sister Mona Galbraith (John) of Halifax, NS; Brother Pat Nicholson of Ajax, ON; many nieces and nephews and extended family.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her step-father George Nicholson as well as her two brothers Clifford and Chesley.
No Visitation Hours by personal request. A Service to celebrate Diana’s life will be held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel, 1657 Mountain Road, (858-1995) Moncton on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 1:30 PM with Rev. Allison Carroll officiating, and family friend Reverend Sentner delivering the eulogy. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service.
In memory of Diana, donations to the IWK Health Centre Foundation or a Charity of the Donors Choice would be appreciated by the family.
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