GALLANT, Janet (nee Kelly)
The funeral for Janet Gallant (nee Kelly) of Kinkora, wife of Lloyd Gallant was held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at St. Malachy’s Church, Kinkora where funeral mass was celebrated at 10:30 am by Rev. Doug Macdonald who proclaimed the gosepl and delivered the homily. Cross bearer was Colette Stordy. Altar Servers were Karen McKenna and Frank McCardle. The first Scripture reading was proclaimed by granddaughter, Carleigh MacLeod. Second reading by sisterin-law, Marie Kelly. Prayers of the faithful were led by granddaughter, Mandy MacLeod. The combined choirs of St Malachy’s and St. Peter’s sang the gathering hymn, Amazing Grace; processional hymn, Be Not Afraid; offertory hymn, Taste and See; communion hymn, Hail Mary, Gentle Woman; meditation hymn, Halleluah; committal hymn, Songs of the Angels and recessional hymn, Here I am Lord. Guitarists were Ramona Roberts and Gary Arsenault. Communion lay distributors were Cindy McCardle and Joanne Nantes. Pallbearers were Ernest Mulligan, James Keefe, Frank Shreenan, Ivan Shreenan, Robert Wright and Troy Webster. Honorary pall bearers were all those in attendance. Flower bearers were Barbara Lavergne, Mary Coyle, Shannon Munn and Wendy Chappell. Ushers were Leonard Johnston and Leonard Keefe. Bulletins distributors were Tamie Webster and Wendy DesRoches. Attending the funeral was Rev. Margaret Collins of St. John’s Anglican Church, MLA Jamie Fox, Former Marine Atlantic Employees, Summerside Chrysler Dodge Employees, Statistics Canada Employees and CWL members. Interment was in the parish cemetery with Rev. Doug MacDonald officiating. On Wednesday, August 2, members of the CWL said prayers prior to the visitation. Arrangements were entrusted to Lawless Funeral Home, Kinkora.