Gerry Gallant, 62, of Winchendon, died peacefully Friday, May 12, 2017, in his home following a long illness.
Gerry was born in Shemogue, New Brunswick, Canada on September 16, 1954, the son of Theresa (Bastarache) Gallant and the late Euclide Gallant.
He was employed in the shipping and receiving department of Woods Equipment Corporation of Gardner.
Gerry was a member of Cornerstone Church of Winchendon. He was also a member of the HOPE Lodge of Masons of Gardner.
He loved giving back to the community by volunteering at the Winchendon Community Action Committee (CAC) and Cornerstone Church. He also enjoyed teaching a wood-working class at the Winchendon Senior Center.
Gerry was predeceased by his wife, Susan Mary (Buchner) Gallant, who died in 1993.
Besides his mother, he leaves his son Christopher Gallant of Winchendon; two brothers, Paul Gallant and his wife Charlotte of Templeton, and Leo Gallant of Gardner; two sisters, Jeanne Saulnier and her husband Guy of Cap-Pele, New Brunswick, Canada, and Ann LeBlanc of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner.
A calling hour will be held Wednesday, May 24th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winchendon Community Action Committee, 273 Central Street, Ste. 1, Winchendon, MA, 01475.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 6:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner