Eileen Gallant Brown died on October 10, 2011 after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Methuen, Massachusetts on April 1, 1954 to the late Maurice and Julia Gallant and is survived by her husband Maynard and son Brendan of the home in Wilmington, NC as well as her brothers Karl Gallant of Fairfax Station VA, Gary Gallant of Boston MA, Robert Gallant of Concord , NC; sisters Judy Trask of Westford MA, Michelle Stauble of Pelham NH, Janice Poulain of Chelmsford MA, many nieces and nephews and her dear friends at Randall Library and within the UNCW community.
She received her BA from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1977 and was a member of Chi Omega Sorority and the women’s rowing team. She received her Masters in Information Science from the Catholic University of America in 1985. She had been on the Faculty of UNCW since 1988 and was the Government Documents Librarian at the time of her death.
A graveside service will be held at Oakdale Cemetery at 3:30 PM on Thursday, October 13, 2011.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UMASS Women’s Rowing Team, 234 Boyden, MA 01003
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099