Gonzague Gallant, 89, of Grand-Barachois passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, January 19th, 2018 at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont UHC. Born in Grand-Barachois on June 19, 1928, he was the son of the late Thomas and Monique Gallant.
A carpenter by trade, he enjoyed bowling and being a hockey coach.
He is survived by his children: Gisèle Boudreau (Marcel) of Grand-Barachois, Annette Normandeau (Jean) of Moncton, Louise Gallant (Louis) of Haute-Aboujagane, Michel Gallant (Carolyn) of Upper Coverdale, Victor Gallant (Gloria) of Shediac, Claude Gallant (Dianne) of Grand-Barachois, one sister: Sarah Boudreau of Shediac; 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren plus one on the way as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Anna Barriault (1996); one son: George; one great granddaughter, Reghan; brothers and sisters: Bernadette, Alice, Berthe, Georgette, Edmond, Stanislas, Camille, Alphonse, Ulric, Tommy and Omer.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac, from where a chapel service will be held on Tuesday January 23rd at 10h30 am. Visitation on Monday, January 22nd will be from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm; Tuesday from 9:30 am till time of service.
In memory of Gonzague, a contribution to the New Brunswick Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac (532-3297).
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