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“Rest in Peace Bob. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: john Corcoran - Maynard, MA

“Bob (Howdy),When my children were very young, you would care for and protect themwith all of your being.You were a very good and loyal friend with a...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Ernie Rogers - Lexington, MA

“So sorry joey and donny im going to miss him may he rest onpeace ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: patty conboy - w. newton, MA

“To Joey, Donny and extended family. So sorry for the loss of Bobby. I have great memories of him at family functions and all the other times I would...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Bob OBrein - Venice, FL - Family

“To Bobby's family,my deepest condolences on your loss.I met Booby many years ago through my brother and there was as instant connection as we both...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Peter McGann - Waltham, MA

“I'm heart broken to hear this. It's been many years but, I will cherish the great times. You were so protective of those you loved. RIP my friend. Xo ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Alden - Friend

“R.I.P. Bobby, always a few laughs at the Sports Pub. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Bill Jarrett - Waltham, MA

“Was a bit stunned to read of Bob's passing. So very sorry for everyone's loss. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Janet Santackas - Alamogordo, NM

“To Joe and Bob's family and his best friend Jack Mula, my condolences on his passing. I first met Bob at Bentley College in 1977. We became friends...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: David Mcgann - Waltham, MA

“Hi Patrick, so sorry for your loss ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Bette Sarnevitz - Boynton Beach

“Bobby, you got your wings, Will miss you're tough guy image tho we knew you better than that. Always a smile, always a good laugh. Your pain is gone,...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: leigh miller - waltham, MA

“Bobby, I hope the Angels make you smile. You will be missed by many. May you now Rest In Peace my Friend, with all my LOVE ~ Karen ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Karen McGilvray - Waltham, MA

“Condolences to the entire family. May he Rest In Peace. He was a good friend and always had me laughing. He will be greatly missed. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Elizabeth Peterson - Waltham, MA

“Rest now Bob... thanks for all the good times we had in the club house. you are a good person. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: a friend - MA

“Condolences to the entire family. The last time I saw him was on Bentley's Campus. His huge smile and even bigger personality always made me happy....Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Gail DellaCamera - Maynard, MA

“Dear Joey, Donny And extended family, I am so sorry and sad for the loss Of Bobby. I haven't seen him for so long, but when I did it was always...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy (O'Brien) Santaniello - FL


Waltham – Mr. Robert M. Gallant, of Waltham, died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He was 67.

Bob was born in Waltham on February 18, 1953, one of three sons born to the late Irene (O'Brien) and Joseph E. Gallant, Sr. A lifelong Waltham resident, he was a 1971 Waltham High School graduate and had worked at A.V. Rizzo of Waltham and at Bentley University as a maintenance and grounds foreman until his retirement.

He had been a longtime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 953 in Waltham and of the Laborers Union Local No. 560. Bob was a fan of NASCAR and loved spending time with his beloved canine companion, Jessie.

Bob leaves his daughter, Ashley Stinehour; his brothers, Joseph E. Gallant, Jr. and Donald H. Gallant and his nieces and nephews, Michael Gallant, Kerri Parmensi, Vanessa Gallant, Patrick Gallant, and Cara Gallant.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bob's life by gathering for calling hours on Monday, March 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. before his funeral service at 11 a.m. in the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Route 20), Waltham. Burial will follow in The Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury.