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Waterville's Only Locally-Owned and Operated Funeral Home

Our Staff's Commitment to You.


Staff members of Gallant Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

We also have several part-time helpers and funeral attendants including Albert Brochu, Gene Rossignol, Craig Stetson, Leo Caron, and Daniel Henyan. JoAnn Wood, hairdresser, has been serving funeral homes for 24 years.

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Dana R. McInnis Owner

Graduate of Oxford Hills High School in South Paris, Maine, Class of 1977 and the Fine Mortuary College in Norwood, MA. in 1999. A licensed funeral director here since 2007 retired U.S. Army veteran, and police officer, and has been in the funeral profession since 1994. Purchased Gallant Funeral Home, October 2015

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John O. Gallant Senior Funeral Director

Graduate of Waterville Senior High School in 1972 and New England Institute of Anatomy in 1975.

While attending mortuary school, was employed at John G. Molloy Funeral Home in Dorchester, MA. as well as doing trade embalming in the Boston area for five years before being called home. Purchased the funeral home in 1979.  In October 2015, John sold Gallant Funeral Home to Dana R. McInnis.  John remains on staff as Senior Funeral Director.

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Craig A. McInnis Practitioner Trianee

Craig is a graduate of Winslow High School in 1998.  He attended College at the University of Maine at Presque Ilse.  After college, he began working for the Security Department of Maine General Medical Center.  Craig started out as a Security Officer and worked up to a Security Sergeant.  He worked with the Department for fourteen years.  Craig joined Gallant Funeral home in January of 2016 once his father Dana R. McInnis purchased the business.  Craig is currently attending online classes at the American Academy of McAllister Institute.  Craig lives in Waterville with his wife Jennifer and two children Cameron and Jaelynn.

Dana R. McInnis

Owner
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Graduate of Oxford Hills High School in South Paris, Maine, Class of 1977 and the Fine Mortuary College in Norwood, MA. in 1999. A licensed funeral director here since 2007 retired U.S. Army veteran, and police officer, and has been in the funeral profession since 1994. Purchased Gallant Funeral Home, October 2015

John O. Gallant

Senior Funeral Director
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Graduate of Waterville Senior High School in 1972 and New England Institute of Anatomy in 1975.

While attending mortuary school, was employed at John G. Molloy Funeral Home in Dorchester, MA. as well as doing trade embalming in the Boston area for five years before being called home. Purchased the funeral home in 1979.  In October 2015, John sold Gallant Funeral Home to Dana R. McInnis.  John remains on staff as Senior Funeral Director.

Craig A. McInnis

Practitioner Trianee
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Craig is a graduate of Winslow High School in 1998.  He attended College at the University of Maine at Presque Ilse.  After college, he began working for the Security Department of Maine General Medical Center.  Craig started out as a Security Officer and worked up to a Security Sergeant.  He worked with the Department for fourteen years.  Craig joined Gallant Funeral home in January of 2016 once his father Dana R. McInnis purchased the business.  Craig is currently attending online classes at the American Academy of McAllister Institute.  Craig lives in Waterville with his wife Jennifer and two children Cameron and Jaelynn.