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Betty M. Gallant

December 18, 1936 - February 22, 2024

Betty M. Gallant, 87, of West Windsor, NJ passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Brookdale Hamilton.

Born and raised in Trenton, Betty was a lifelong area resident, residing in West Windsor for the past 60 years. She graduated from Trenton High School, and then McKinley School of Nursing in Trenton. Betty worked for Dr. Fessler and then went on to work at Hamilton Hospital for many years before her retirement. She was also a member of the Rusling Hose Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time Betty enjoyed painting, playing her piano, western line dancing, and spending time at her second home in Ocean City, Maryland.  Most of all she was very involved with her grandchildren and loved spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.


Daughter of the late Ernest and Margaret Faye Barlow, sister of the late Joseph Barlow, she is survived by her husband of 65 years, John M. Gallant, her three children, Patricia Harootunian and husband Mark, Brian Gallant and Elizabeth Daino, and Kevin Gallant and his wife Beverly; six grandchildren, Nicholas, Christopher, Alexander, Katherine, Shane, and Stephanie;

as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and close friends.


Relatives and friends may attend a visitation on Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m on February 29, 2024 at

St. Gregory the Great Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.

Burial will be private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association,

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.


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Aunt Betty was the best! There at the end, she didn't know who I was, but I will never forget who she was! She was my Mom's best friend from high school. She was the fun aunt who took me on the big-kid rides at the NJ State Fair when I was 6 or 7. She was the aunt who let pre-school me "help" her clean while she told me about the nuns. She was the aunt who pretended not to know who I was as a preschooler when I put on my costume and went trick-or-treating after Halloween was long over. She was one of the two precious aunts who helped my Mom with basic physical tasks during…



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