Vicki Fiske Gallant
Vicki Fiske Gallant, 78, of Suffolk, Virginia, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017. Born December 31, 1938 in Latham, New York. She was the daughter of the late John Conger Fisk and Eva Minerva Kinney Fiske.
As a child, she enjoyed reading and attending church with her family. One Sunday, as she sang in the choir, a handsome young man from Rensselaer Polytech Institute knew in his heart, she was the one. He soon become her beloved William. His love so great, he routinely trudged through New York snow blizzards just to catch a bus to visit. Vicki went on to graduate from Keuka College, marry the love of her life and start a family. Vicki, always the avid reader, went back to college and received a Master’s in Librarian Science.
Vicki is survived by her husband of 57 years, William Ralph Gallant; and daughter. Linda Gallant, and son, William Ralph Gallant Jr and wife, Angeline; seven grandchildren, Mandi, Kristi, Ricky, Billy, Tommy, Scotty, and Laura. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Shepard Kinne of Ohio and brother Jack Fisk of New York, and was proceeded in death by her sister, Joan Fiske.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main Street, Suffolk, VA, 23434, with Rev. Myrtle Hatcher officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (OAFA) 322 Eighth Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY. www.alzfdn.org.The family is being assisted by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.
Main Street United Methodist Church
202 N. Main St.
Suffolk, VA 23434