The death occurred peacefully on September 01, 2021 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Leonard Joseph Gallant of Charlottetown, and formerly of West St. Peters in his 85th year. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Theresa (nee Peters) and his children, Richard Gallant (Paula) of Lower Sackville, NS and Sandra Pinto (William) of Brookfield, Connecticut. Also survived by his grandchildren, Liam Gallant, Tessa and Erin Pinto; by siblings, Joyce Shortread, and Lorraine Cere; sisters and brothers-in-law, Winnie Murphy-Cantelo (Raymond), Bernice MacPherson, Elaine O’Connor, Eldon Peters (Inez), Bernie Peters (Teresa), James Peters (Donna), Jack Peters (Margaret) and Hammond Peters (Karen); as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Henry and May Gallant; his siblings, Eileen MacKenzie (Arnold), Marge Cere (Bill), Shirley Lloyd (John), Mary Jackson (Allen) and Sterling Gallant (Monique); and by brothers-in-law, Tommy Thornton, Bob Shortread, Raymond Cere, Greg Murphy, Henry MacDonald, Charlie MacPherson and Joe O’Connor. Resting at North Shore Funeral Home, where a private visitation will take place. Funeral mass to be held on Friday, September 03, 2021 at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Mt. Stewart at 10:30 a.m. by invitation only. Interment in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations can be made in Leonard’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of PEI through their website www.alzheimer.ca/pei or by etransfer firstname.lastname@example.org. Online condolences may be made to www.northshorefuneralhome.ca Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.