Mary "Victoria" Gallant, 94, of Salisbury, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at the Moncton Hospital. Born in Turtle Creek, she was the daughter of the late Hudson and Bessie (Horton) Burtt.
Victoria enjoyed working alongside her husband in his small mill as well as their fox ranch whenever she could. She was a life member of The Salisbury Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and played on the dart league. She also loved bowling, playing a card game or scrabble, and was an avid Blue Jays fan. After her husband passed away, Victorialived independently at the Lions Villa until her passing. Although she did her own housekeeping and cooking, she had much support among the residents who were so good to her. Victoria had many friends over the years, especially Dorothy Morrisey, who was always there with Victoriaplaying crib, or taking her for drives.
Survived and sadly missed by her children, Terry Gallant (Joanne) of Turtle Creek, Judy Doucette (Earl) of Salisbury, and Wendy Gallant (Todd) of Moncton; daughter-in-law, Maxine Lewis (Randy) of Salisbury; grandchildren, Neil, Jennifer, Troy, Tracy, Leanne, and Michael; great-grandchildren, Abigael, Dylan, Sophie, Fletcher, Zayden, Lily, Allie, Gabrielle, and Bentley; nieces and nephews including special nieces, Faye Quackenbush, Cheryl Douthwright, and Donna Tingley.
In addition to her parents, Victoria was predeceased by her husband, Hector Joseph Gallant; sons, Larry and Roderick Gallant; siblings, Beatrice Leaman, Eileen Geldart, and Raymond Burtt.
The family wishes to thank the Paramedics with Salisbury Ambulance, The Moncton City Hospital staff in the ER and the palliative care unit for the excellent care she received in the short time she was there.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be a private family service with Pastor Paul Leger officiating. Arrangements in care of The Salisbury Funeral Home. For those who wish to attend the service virtually, a web-link to livestream the service on Saturday, January 8 at 3 pm will appear on the funeral home website. Interment in Fairhaven Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorials for The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #31 or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Please click here to view our Facebook page, where the Service will be livestreamed on Saturday, January 8, 2021 at 3 pm.