GALLANT, Annie Florentine (nee Perry)
June 20, 1919 - January 28, 2016
Annie Gallant passed peacefully, surrounded by family, at Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage, NS on January 28, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Maurice Gallant, formerly of St. Patrick’s, PEI and Halifax, NS. Annie was a loving mother and is survived by her children Sandra Flemming, Dartmouth, NS; Teresa Stephenson, Dartmouth, NS; Audrey Cummings (David), Surrey, BC; Marie Gallant ( Joseph Kovacs), Mission, BC; Joseph Gallant (Cindy), Humboldt, Sask; David Gallant (Lorele), Halifax, NS. She was the very proud grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren, who will miss her greatly. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends, who were all extremely important to her. Besides her husband Joseph, Annie was predeceased by her parents, John and Margaret (McKenna) Perry; daughters, Mary and Joanne Fenrick; siblings, Katie Perry, Beatrice MacKinnon, Joseph, Felix, Rita Brown, Mary Blacquiere and Willie. They are all together once again. Annie was an avid card player, especially bridge. She enjoyed reading and knitting. She loved to laugh and will be remembered for her humour, jokes and storytelling. The family would like to express their thanks for the wonderful care and compassion received from the staff at Ocean View Manor. She made many new friends, both staff and residents, during her last year of life. Annie returned home to her beloved PEI and is resting at Central Queen’s Funeral Home, 2538 Glasgow Road, New Glasgow. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The CWL will hold a prayer service, prior to the visitation, at 2 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Hope River, on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in St. Anne’s Cemetery. If desired, you can honour her memory with a donation to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent at www.peifuneralcoops.com.