James Perry shared that Graham, Bob, Gordan and their Mom, Millie, lived on Russelll Street in Summerside’s east end, not far from James’s mother and so she knew Graham. Graham is also conducting genealogical research.
GALLANT, Gordon Joseph “the Duke” – 65, Dartmouth, died September 4, 1999, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Summerside, P.E.I., he was a son of Millicent (Perry) Hogan, Dartmouth and the late Joseph Gallant. He was employed for 38 years with Supply and Services as payroll clerk with the Federal Government. He was a fourth degree knight and an active member of Emery P. LaRusic Council. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Vimy Branch 27 and a member of Pope John XX111, Roman Catholic Church. He was also a blood donor, donating over 107 units. Surviving are his wife, the former, Carmel Arsenault; step-daughter, Elizabeth Hartnett, Dartmouth; brothers, Graham Gallant, Robert Gallant “Bob” and wife Carol, all of Halifax; Richard Hogan, British Columbia; sisters, Gail (Mrs. Dan Avery) and Jacqueline Kleykens, Dartmouth; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his former wife, Jean and stepfather, Louis Hogan; brothers, Frederick and Ralph. Funeral service 11 a.m. today in Pope John XX111 Roman Catholic Church, Rev. David Poirier officiating. Burial in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens, reception to follow in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the RP Foundation (CNIB) or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Arrangements entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 M ain St., Dartmouth.
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