We have learned that Fr. Charles Gallant passed peacefully into the hands of Our Lord at Prince County Hospital during the night.
Fr. Charles was born January 31, 1919.
Fr. Charles had just celebrated his 71st anniversary of priestly ordination.
Always a man of great humor with an inquiring mind and a servant’s heart he was a beacon of Christ to all who knew and loved him.
Fr. Gallant enjoyed the blessings of longer life than any previous priest in the history of the diocese of Charlottetown.
The funeral arrangements for Fr. Charles are:
Wake at Evangeline Funeral Home 6:00 to 9:00 pm on Friday, August 18. (Address: 900 Route 124, Wellington, PE C0B 2E0; Phone: (902) 854-2828)
Additional wake hour on Saturday morning at St. Philippe et St. Jacques Church, Egmont Bay: 9:00 am until 10:00 or so, with Funeral Mass at 10:30 am in Egmont Bay.