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Gallant, James R.

James R. Gallant of Norwood, Massachusetts, died on March 10th, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston after a short illness. Born in Norwood on April 29th, 1959, he was the beloved youngest son of the late John B. and Simonne L. Gallant of Norwood. A 1977 graduate of Norwood High School, Jim also took some journalism courses at Suffolk University in Boston. Jim had a small circle of friends who were very loyal to him, and he returned the same loyalty to them. One of Jim’s major interests was the ill-fated ocean liner R.M.S. Titanic, which sank on it’s maiden voyage in April, 1912. He was a member of the Titanic Historical Society. Jim was the adoptive father of Amanda York in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He is survived by his brother Joseph and his companion Christine Egan of Norwood. He is also survived by the aforementioned group of loyal friends. Funeral arrangements were private..

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  1. Bob Drake
    March 17th, 2021 | 8:52 am

    Saddened to learn of Jim’s passing. I remember him as a kind person who was both thoughtful and creative.

    He will be missed.

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