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In Memory of

Mary T. Gallant

May 11, 1926 - March 8, 2017

Obituary


Rumford - Mary "Rita" Gallant, 90, of Rumford passed away on March 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by loving family.
She was born in Rumford on May 11, 1926 a daughter of Mathias and Claudia (Boissonneault) Theriault.
Rita was a graduate of Stephen's High School Class of 1945.
She married Joseph E. "Pete" Gallant on July 19, 1948; he passed away in 1997.
Rita and her husband "Pete" catered at the VFW hall for many years.
She was a member of the VFW, American Legion Auxiliary and the Snowshoe....

Rumford - Mary "Rita" Gallant, 90, of Rumford passed away on March 8, 2017 at her home surrounded by loving family.
She was born in Rumford on May 11, 1926 a daughter of Mathias and Claudia (Boissonneault) Theriault.
Rita was a graduate of Stephen's High School Class of 1945.
She married Joseph E. "Pete" Gallant on July 19, 1948; he passed away in 1997.
Rita and her husband "Pete" catered at the VFW hall for many years.
She was a member of the VFW, American Legion Auxiliary and the Snowshoe.
Rita enjoyed bingo, cribbage, the guitar, and doing word puzzles.
She touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving are her children, Bruce Gallant and wife Cecile of Ft. Myers, FL, Karen Newton of Rumford, Brenda Rowley of Naples, FL and Barry Gallant and wife Diane of Wales, Maine; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband "Pete," a son Michael Gallant, six brothers, George, Theodore, Edward, Leo, Spike and Alex Theriault, son in law Wayne Newton, and two great granddaughters Tiffany and Emmaleigh.
The family wishes to thank the nurses and health aides from Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rita's memory may be made to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice 15 Strawberry Ave PO Box 819 Lewiston, ME 04243-0819.