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Ronald F. Gallant

January 24, 1941 - January 12, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date January 18, 2020

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GALLANT: Ronald F. Gallant, 78 of Waterford entered eternal life on Jan. 12, 2020. He was born Jan. 24, 1941 in Providence, RI the son of the late Florian and Viola Gallant. Raised in North Kingston, graduated from LaSalle Academy and later from Providence College with a degree in economics. He served in the US Army as a medic and was discharged honorably. He was the store manager for Sears & Roebuck Co in New London for 30 years. He married his beloved wife Lorraine in 1975, she predeceased in 2000. Ronald and Lorraine owned and operated the former Off Track Bedding and Quality Sleep Shop in Groton for 17 years. Ron was a train enthusiast and model railroader. During his lifetime, he traveled wife his wife, all over the US and Canada photographing trains. In addition, he was a member of several model railroader clubs and organizations. Ron was and avid reader and book collector. His hobbies included, golf, traveling, photography and was a big fan of the Boston Bruins Hockey. He is survived by his two stepchildren; Shelly and Wayne Toporowski, a close friend, John Roy and many other friends. Family and friends are asked to gather for a memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 10 am in St. Paul Church, 170 Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford. Interment will be private. The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London, has been entrusted with his care.



     

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