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Robert J. "Bob" Gallant

October 17, 1950 - January 26, 2013
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Robert J. "Bob" Gallant age 62 of South Rumford Rd. passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Rumford, ME on October 17, 1950, a son of Lewis A. and Marguerite (Belanger) Gallant. Bob was educated in Rumford schools and was a graduate of Stephens High School Class of 1970. After graduation, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Air Force with the K-9 unit, serving 4 years. Bob was a Sergeant with the Mexico Police Department and was Seatbelt Instructor and Elder Crime Officer. He retired in 2005 after 25 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, storytelling and playing...
Robert J. "Bob" Gallant age 62 of South Rumford Rd. passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Rumford, ME on October 17, 1950, a son of Lewis A. and Marguerite (Belanger) Gallant.
Bob was educated in Rumford schools and was a graduate of Stephens High School Class of 1970. After graduation, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Air Force with the K-9 unit, serving 4 years. Bob was a Sergeant with the Mexico Police Department and was Seatbelt Instructor and Elder Crime Officer. He retired in 2005 after 25 years of service.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, storytelling and playing cards with his friends. Bob was a daily visitor at Dick's Restaurant where he met and socialized with his many friends.
Surviving are his three children, Brian M. Gallant of Mexico, Heidi M. Gray and husband Daniel of Livermore Falls, Kyle J. Gallant of Mexico; brothers, William L. Gallant and wife Beverly of Dixfield and James K. "Smokie" Gallant and wife Karen of Rumford; grandchildren, Dylan L. Gallant, Claudia M. Gallant and Riley M. Gray; great granddaughter, Brooklyn Gallant; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents and three brothers, Kenneth, Timothy, and Stephen.
If so desired, contributions in Bob's memory may be made to the Mexico Rec Park, C/O Mexico Town Hall, 23 Main St, Mexico, ME 04257 or the , 45 Forest Ave, Portland, Me 04101.

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