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Francis J. Gallant

July 12, 1931 January 4, 2019
Francis J. Gallant
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RUMFORD, ME – Francis J. Gallant, 87, died Friday January 4, 2019 at the Rumford Hospital. He was a resident of Royal Ave in Rumford.
Born in Rumford, Maine on July 12, 1931 he was a son of Stephen and Mary Ann (Arsenault) Gallant. He was a graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford class of 1949. Francis worked as a hydraulic specialist for Boise Cascade Paper Mill in Rumford until his retirement. He was a member of Oakdale Country Club in Mexico, member of the Boise Cascade 40 year club; he enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Francis was married in Rumford, Maine on November 3, 1951 to Constance “Connie” Benedix who survives of Rumford. Other survivors include three sons, Francis Gallant, Jr. and wife Kathy of Derry, NH, Michael Gallant and wife Christine of Concord, NH, Stephen Gallant and wife Lisa of Lincoln, Nebraska; a daughter, Kim Gallant and husband Donald of Davenport, FL; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son Richard.
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Graveside services will be held in the summer at St John Cemetery in Rumford. Arrangements are under the direction of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.

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St John Cemetery Final Resting Place

Ishmus Road
Rumford, ME

Ishmus Road Rumford ME
United States

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