GAL­LANT, Ce­celia Mary

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

The fu­neral for Ce­celia Gal­lant, beloved wife of Regi­nald Gal­lant, of Rus­tico, was held on Sat­ur­day, Au­gust 5, 2017, at St. Au­gus­tine’s Ro­man Catholic Church, Rus­tico. The presider for the mass of Chris­tian burial was Rev­erend Arul­raj San­ti­ago, who also pro­claimed the Gospel and de­liv­ered the homily. The first read­ing, from Isa­iah, was ad­dressed by sis­ter-in-law, An­nette Gal­lant. The sec­ond read­ing, from II Ti­mothy, was ad­dressed by friend, Earla Avery. Prayers of the Faith­ful were read by niece, Paula Gal­lant. The al­tar servers were Joseph O. Gal­lant, Linda Gal­lant and Lori Doucette. Delma Good, Marie Do­iron and Lori Doucette as­sisted Fa­ther San­ti­ago as Eucharis­tic min­is­ters. The mu­sic was pro­vided by the church choir with Phyl­lis Arse­nault as choir direc­tor, Shane Arse­nault as or­gan­ist and Delma Good as Gui­tarist. The hymns were En­trance, “Be Not Afraid”; Psalm, “The Lord Is My Shep­herd”; Gospel Ac­cla­ma­tion, “Al­leluia”, with Phyl­lis Arse­nault as can­tor; of­fer­tory, “Hail Mary, Gen­tle Woman”; com­mu­nion, “You Are My Saviour”, sung by Phyl­lis Arse­nault; com­men­da­tion, “Songs of the An­gels”; and re­ces­sional, “How Great Thou Art”. A Poem was read by Pam Arse­nault. Hon­orary pall­bear­ers were ev­ery­one present. Bear­ers of Hon­our were son, Peter Gal­lant and hus­band, Regi­nald Gal­lant. Flower bear­ers were Pam Arse­nault, Sarah Richard, Melissa Perry and Gina Chais­son. Among those in at­ten­dance were rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the Cym­bria Lionettes, who also formed an hon­our guard out­side the church. In­ter­ment took place fol­low­ing the ser­vice in the Church Ceme­tery, where Fa­ther Raj con­ducted the com­mit­tal ser­vice. Ar­range­ments were en­trusted to Cen­tral Queen’s Fu­neral Home, New Glas­gow.

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