The death occurred peacefully with his family by his side at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 of John Cedric Gallant at the age of 78 years from Summerside and formerly of Wellington. He was born in Cape Egmont on August 19th, 1937 son of the late Augustin and Yvonne Gallant.
Cedric was a devoted husband to Yvonne (nee Arsenault) Gallant and a loving father to Brenda (Carl), Gerald (Christine) and Duane (Cassie). He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Vanessa, Lindsay, Anthony, Mack and Jack.
He will be forever cherished by his sisters Rose Marie (Eric) Gaudet- Darmouth, NS, Virginia Irvine - Burlington, ON, Viola (John Jr.) - Wellington, Noella (John) - Toronto, ON and Lucille (Ulric) - Urbainville and brother Alan (Yvette) - Urbainville. Cedric is also survived by numerous in-laws, who were very special to him.
Cedric loved the many years he worked as a heavy equipment operator and as owner and operator of Yvonne's Restaurant. He served as a volunteer firefighter and was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No.17 and past president of Evangeline Recreation Center.
Resting at the Evangeline Coop Funeral Home, Urbainville until Monday, March 21st, 2016 then to Immaculate Conception Church, Wellington where funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in St. Philippe and St. Jacques Church Cemetery, Egmont Bay at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Palliative Home Care, PCH Oncology Unit or to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, March 20th from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 17, Wellington will hold a service at 6:45 p.m. at the funeral home on Sunday night.
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