Donald L. Gallant

February 2, 1935 - January 24, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date:

A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery, 83 Stanley Rd., in Springvale and the date and time will be announced.

Donald L. Gallant, 84, of Sanford, passed away quietly with his loving wife by his side, on Friday morning, January 24, 2020.

He was born in Sanford on February 2, 1935, the son of Alfred J. and Elizabeth (Caron) Gallant.

Mr. Gallant served in the U.S. Airforce from 1957 – 1961, obtaining the rank of Airman First Class.

Don was a dedicated worker; he owned Gallant’s Market on the corner of North and Thompson Street in Sanford. He also worked at Sprague Electric, Spencer Press, and Areo Fab and finished his working career as a courier for Down East Pharmacy and SIS bank.

He is lovingly survived by his wife of 32 years, Denise Gallant of Sanford; his two sons, Michael Gallant and wife Robin and Paul Gallant and wife Lori both of Sanford; and seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Donald was predeceased by his parents, his sisters Lorraine and Amanda, and brother Arthur, and a younger brother who died in early childhood.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery, with the date and time to be announced.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.


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