WINDHAM — Kathleen J. Gallant, 77, a resident of Canton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, in Windham while visiting with her family. She was born June 11, 1941, in Rumford, the daughter of Fidele J. Gallant and Theodora “Theo” (Therrien) Gallant.

Kathy was a 1959 graduate of Mexico High School and later received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern Maine, formerly Gorham State Teachers College. She worked as a social worker for Androscoggin County Home Health. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, reading and watching movies.

She is survived by her children: Laurel Dyer and her husband, Christopher, of Scarborough, Heidi Jellerson of Windham, Donald Jellerson of Jefferson, Wis., Marcus Jellerson and his wife, Patricia, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Keith Jellerson and his wife, Heather, of Seattle, Wash.; her grandchildren Jason, Daniel, Jessica and Sage; and her sister, Laurene Juhola, and her husband, Roger, of Carver, Mass.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Karen Daise.

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Kathleen J. Gallant

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