Peacefully at the Garden Home on Sunday, February 14, 2021 of Joseph (Big Joe) Gallant of Tarantum, age 72 years. Big Joe will be sadly missed by his son Gordon Gallant (Melissa). Grandfather of Brecken and Olivia Gallant. Also survived by his common law partner Louise Swift and his foster brothers Vince J. Murnaghan (Gloria) and Mike Murnaghan (Imelda). Big Joe is predeceased by his foster parents Melvin And Florence (Curran) Murnaghan. Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, Stratford. Due to current restrictions a private family visitation will be held. A Funeral Mass and interment will take place later at St. Patrick’s Parish, Fort Augustus. Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Cemetery.