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628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-2516
Fax: 802-442-4952
Amelia Gallant

Amelia C Gallant (Caron)

Wednesday, August 24th, 1921 - Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Amelia C. Gallant, age 98, died on Monday evening, September 23, 2019 following brief illness.

She was born in Bennington, VT on August 24, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Lila (Betit) Caron. She received her education in local schools. Amelia married Gerald Gallant on August 20, 1949, he predeceased her on February 15, 1977. They bought a dairy farm in Bennington in 1952 and ran it for several years. In later years, Amelia had been employed at Eveready Battery in Bennington as a Battery Inspector. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, sewing, shopping, and watching TV. At a moments notice, Amelia was ready to travel. She has been to Alaska, Hawaii and traveling in the West. She loved going to the Washington County Fair every year and spending time in Sunset Beach, NC every spring. Known as “GG’ by her great grandchildren, Amelia was a beautiful, gentle, person who was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Amelia is survived by her four children Celeste (George) Wells of Waterbury, VT, Sharon (Paul) Murphy of White Creek, NY, Steven (Darlene) Gallant of Bennington, VT, and Mark (Greer) Gallant of Berlin, NY. She leaves nine grandchildren: Jarred (Shelley) Wells, Courtney (Geoff) Silva, Carey Murphy, Shawn (Julie) Murphy, Heath (Stevie Rose) Murphy, Jason (Sophia) Gallant, Stephanie (Jimmy) Kimball, Mackenzie Gallant, Brodie Gallant, as well as thirteen great grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Katie Watts of Greenwich, NY, and brothers-in-law: Richard Gallant of Shaftsbury, VT and John (Jenny) of Pownal and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Roewe and Ruth Gallant, both of Oklahoma. Amelia is also predeceased by her sisters; Vivian Knapp and Marion Goodhue and her two brothers. Albert Caron, Jr. and Edward Caron.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1PM at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. Bennington. Burial will follow in St John’s Cemetery in North Bennington. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning from 11AM until the time of the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County (NY) Junior Beef Club, or the Cambridge Rescue Squad, through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    Address
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    Address
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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    Officiant
    Reverend Robert Wiseman c.s.c.
  • Interment

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, September 27th, 2019
    Location
    St. John's Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    North Bennington, Vermont 05201
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Sandy Latif

Posted at 05:30pm
To all the family, I extend my heartfelt sympathies. I visited with her last summer when she was in CLR. She was still very much aware of things and we had pleasant conversations. I can still remember as a little girl going to the family farm with my dad and brothers and sisters to visit. Your mom was always busy and would have delicious things baking! She helped around the farm and I remember being very impressed by that. She lived a long life and I will pray for her peace and yours.

With deepest sympathy,
Your cousin
Sandy and Family
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