Edna Frances Gallant
Daughter of John C. Gallant & Lena Shreenan

Edna Gallant - 1st Communion
Edna Gallant - 1st Communion
Circa 1930s



Edna Frances Gallant was born in Newton, P.E.I. on June 23,1928. She was the fourth of ten children born to John C. and Lena (Shreenan) Gallant.

Her grandparents were Frank and Fanny (McIver) Gallant.

Edna married Gerald Leard on November 11, 1952. Gerald was born in Summerside, PEI and died on October 8, 1983. They had no children.

Edna died on November 4, 2004 in Summerside, PEI.


Edna Gallant as a toddler with her two brothers, Raymond and St. Clair.
Circa 1929


Edna Gallant with her two brothers

Edna Gallant and her uncle Boyd


Edna Gallant with her uncle, Boyd.
Circa 1945


Gerald Leard and Edna Gallant's wedding day
Edna Gallant married Gerald Leard in Kinkora, PEI in the 1952.
L-R: Gerald Leard, Edna Gallant, Frances McCarville and Arnold McIver.

Edna, Lena and Gerald Leard
Edna and Gerald Leard pictured here with Edna's mother, Lena (Shreenan) Gallant in the background. Circa early 1950s.


John C. and Lena Gallant's ten children gathered in 1986
John C. and Lena Gallant's children in Aurora, Ontario on May 24, 1986.
L-R: Alban, Edna, Cyril, Mary, Lloyd, Florence, Raymond, Rose Marie, St. Clair and Eileen

Mary Keefe and Edna Leard - Gallant sisters
Edna (Gallant) Leard with her sister, Mary Keefe in Middleton, PEI - August, 2000.

Edna (Gallant) Leard and her cousin
Edna (Gallant) Leard with her cousin, Catherine from the States - Ambrose Shreenan's daughter.
Circa early 2000.

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