Patricia Frances Gallant, 72, of Saskatoon passed away on August 6th, 2019. Patricia was born August 12, 1946 to Joseph Adrien Gallant and Anna Marie Gallant in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Patricia grew up in Dartmouth Nova Scotia with her two sisters, Noreen Neilson and Vivian Hartling. Patricia lived all throughout Canada in her younger years until she settled in Saskatoon when she was 34. During her life she had many career’s, radio announcer, phone operator, but she did not get as much satisfaction out of her career’s as she did for being a mother. Patricia’s proudest achievement in her life was being a mom to her two sons, Michael and Andrew Cochrane. When Patricia was 48, she became a Real Estate Agent for 10 years. She enjoyed meeting new people when she was in real estate and helping those who were looking to either buy or sell their homes. She had many interests, but her favorite hobbies included any thing Trivial Pursuit and trivia related, reading or listening to audio books, and keeping up with current events in and around the world. During Patricia’s later years she was not able to do as much as she would like due to her arthritis, but she was always ready to have family over for a visit. Patricia passed away due to unforeseen health complications. Patricia is survived by her son’s Michael Cochrane (Julie), Andrew Cochrane (Trinity), her grandson Logan Robson, her sisters Noreen Neilson (Gord), and Vivian Hartling (Ken). Patricia will be missed by all who loved her.
Obituaries / Life Stories
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