Hazel E. Gallant, 80 of Belfast, passed away on Dec. 26, 2010 in Belfast.

She was born in Belfast on May 18, 1930, the daughter of Ralph and Lilly Whitcomb. Hazel enjoyed going to church and spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her parents; her brothers, Eli Whitcomb, Freemont Whitcomb, Richard Whitcomb, Carl Whitcomb and Frank Whitcomb; sisters, Alice Marshall and Eva Greenwood; and daughter-in-law, Sharon Gallant.

Hazel is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Alexander “Allie” Gallant of Belfast; her sons, Allen Gallant of Waldo and his girlfriend, Linda Calligan, of Searsmont, and Wayne Gallant of Waldo and his girlfriend, Cindy Leach, of Belfast; her sisters, Ida Dyer, Ella Bowden, Gertrude Whitcomb, Elenor Stratton; a brother, Francis Whitcomb; three granddaughters, Angela Anderson, Desiree Gallant, Heather Merry Gallant; a grandson, Jason Gage; four great-grandchildren, William and Jeromy Chadwick, Damion Benner and Alexandria Estes; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30 at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Graveside burial will be held in the spring at Paul Yard. Online condolences may be offered at ripostafh.com.