Eileen Mary Greer (Gallant)

Eileen Mary Greer (Gallant) passed away peacefully at home in Cedar BC at the age of 87 on December 5, 2015 surrounded by loving family.

She is survived by children: Geraldine (Ken) Whynot, Dartmouth, NS, Betty (Doug) Dunfield, Cedar, BC, Peter Greer, Pritchard, BC, Nancy (Wayne) Carr, Cedar, BC and Sandra Greer (Greg Serena), Cedar, BC., as well as 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  Eileen is also survived by sister Inez (Al) Humphreys, Nanaimo, BC, brother Fred (Thalda) Gallant, Summerside, PEI and many nieces, nephews and friends.   Besides her parents, Eileen was predeceased by her husband Leslie and grandson Sheldon, siblings: Rita, Irene, Eunice, Arthur, Henry, Rene, Peter and Albert.  

Born on December 19, 1927 in Montreal, Quebec she was the daughter to the late Alphie and Rose Gallant and was raised in Wellington, Prince Edward Island.   In 1948 she married the love of her life Leslie and they started their family in Moncton, NB.

Mom enjoyed bowling and the great outdoors where she could be found camping, fishing, walking, motorcycling, bicycling, and especially spending time with family and friends. She loved animals of all kind and will be dearly missed by her canine friends, Roxy, Ginger and Lexi.  Mom was a home-maker and her pride and joy were her husband, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Sandra for providing Mom with a loving home and all the care and companionship you provided for so many years. Thank you to Dr. Colborne and the Home Care nurses for their dedicated years of care. A very special thank you to our loving home care girls; Kim, Henrietta, Wanda, Andry, and Suzanne who all contributed to Mom’s care and also to Rose who was so kind in coming to the house to do Mom’s hair. She thought the world of each and every one of you. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in memory of Eileen to a charity of choice.

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 12:00, at Cedar United Church 1644 Cedar Road, with Reverend Kris Jensen officiating. Inurnment will be held at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, Cedar BC.

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