Mary Helena Gallant
Daughter of John C. Gallant & Lena Shreenan

Mary Gallant
Mary Gallant in Toronto, Ontario
Circa early 1950s



 

Mary Helena Gallant was born in Kinkora, P.E.I. on October 12, 1929. She was the fifth of ten children born to John C. and Lena (Shreenan) Gallant.

Her grandparents were Frank and Fanny (McIver) Gallant.

Mary married James Earl Keefe in Kinkora, PEI on November 17, 1953. They had five children.

 
Mary Gallant - 1930
Mary Gallant with siblings in 1930
Mary Gallant pictured above with her
siblings in Kinkora, PEI in 1930.
L-R in back: St. Clair and Raymond.
L-R in front: Edna, Mary and Florence
 

Mary pictured at left by herself.



Eileen Gallant, parents and siblings - 1931
John C. and Lena Gallant's family in 1931. L-R: John C., Florence,
St. Clair, Raymond, Lena holding Eileen with Mary and Edna standing in front.

Mary Gallant's 1st Communion
Mary Gallant on the occasion of her
1st Communion. Circa late 1930s.
 
 
Patricia, Johnny and Mary
Mary Herrell, Jim MacGuigan and Mary Gallant
Mary in Kinkora, PEI with friends,
Patricia ???? and Johnny from Cape Breton.
Circa 1940s.
Mary pictured above in Toronto with
friends, Mary Herrell and Jim MacGuigan.
Circa 1950s.



Alban Smith and Mary Gallant on
their graduation day in 1949.

Alban Smith and Mary Gallant's Graduation

 

Earl and Mary Keefe's Wedding Day - 1953

Mary Gallant married James Earl Keefe
in Kinkora, PEI on November 17, 1953.

 

Mary Keefe, her parents and daughter
Mary's parents, John C. and Lena Gallant
pictured here above with Mary and Linda, their 1st grandchild born on PEI in 1954.

 
Mary Keefe and children - 1958

Mary in 1958 with three of her
children, James, Charles and Linda
.

 

Mary Keefe with Anne - 1959
 
Mary Keefe with her fourth child
- daughter, Anne in 1959.



Earl and Mary Keefe raised their five
children in this home in Middleton, PEI.
Their oldest son, James lives in this house now.
 
Mary Keefe's home in Middleton, PEI

 

 

Mary Keefe's Family - 1976
Mary Keefe with her family in 1976.
L-R Standing: Mary, James and Charles. L-R Seated: Michelle, Earl, Anne and Linda.
 
 
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 family - 1999
Mary Keefe with her family in Middleton, PEI in 1999.
L-R Standing: Charles, Michelle, Anne, Linda and James and Charles.
L-R Seated: Mary and Earl Keefe.


Mary Keefe and Edna Leard - Gallant sisters
Mary Keefe with her sister, Edna Leard
in Middleton, PEI - August, 2000.
Mary Keefe and Edna Leard - Gallant sisters
Mary Keefe with her sister, Eileen MacKenzie
in Middleton, PEI - August, 2000.
 
Mary Keefe with her children - 2005
Mary Keefe with her children in Kinkora, PEI - August, 2005.
L-R: James, Linda, Anne, Mary, Michelle and Charles.

Gallant get-together in TO
Mary with her two sisters, Eileen and Rose Marie and brother, Al - April, 2007.
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