In Loving Memory Of
Joseph Gallant
1930 ~ 2023

In memory of Joseph (Joe) Gallant


Moncton, NB – It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Joseph Gallant, 92, who died suddenly at his home on October 6, 2023.

Born in Grande-Digue, NB, he was the eldest son of the late Victor Gallant and Aurore (Babineau) Gallant. He was one of 8 children, including Simonne, (Gérard), Lorraine (Jean), Lucie, Émile (Emma), Antoine (Carmella), Florine (Raymond) and Jean (Patsy).

A career machinist, Joseph worked 33 years at Atlantic Engine Rebuilders before retiring. He was a member of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace workers.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 55 years, Généva Vautour (Gallant), three sisters, three brothers and three sisters-in-law, Sr Thérèse Vautour, Sr Rita Vautour and Camilla (Léger) Vautour.

He is survived by his daughter Joanne Heller, sister Florine, sisters-in-law Imelda Vautour, Patsy Gallant, Carmella Gallant, brother-in-law Alfred Vautour, several nieces and nephews, two grandsons Eric (Victoria) and Marc (Andrea) and 3 great-grandchildren, Rosalie, Mathayus and Oriah.

Joseph was a hard worker, a jack of all trades, and despite his health, he still enjoyed gardening, sharing his harvest, repairing his car and maintaining his home.  Despite being completely deaf for the past 10 years, he learned to use new technologies to communicate. He always read his newspaper and was interested in current affairs, and he loved being with his family.

Visitation will be held at the Passage- Chartersville Funeral Cooperative (363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, E1A 1G1, 506-857-1901) on Wednesday, October 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, October 12th at Notre Dame de Grâce RC Church, Parkton at 11 am.

In Joseph’s memory, donations can be made to Heart & Stroke, The CHU Dumont Foundation or an organization of your choice.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolence at

Arrangements under the professional care of

Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre

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  1. Mes sincères sympathie à vous tous Joanne, j’ai été chanceux de connaître Joe depuis les dernières années.Un monsieur humble et simple.

  2. My most sincerest condolences to the family, Joe was such a sweet man, fabulous neighbor, and showed immense kindness not only to me and my family, but to all. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Warm hugs

  3. Nos sinceres sympathie Joanne. Our thoughts are with you during these difficult times.

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