Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Dana R. McInnis Funeral Director/Owner

I am 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. I reside in Winslow with my wife, Cheryl and we have two Adult sons, Craig and Christopher.

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Craig A. McInnis Funeral Director/Practitioner

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 a graduate of American Academy of McAllister Institute in 2018.  Craig lives in Waterville with his wife Jennifer and two children Cameron and Jaelynn.

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Grace A. Jewell Practitioner Trainee

Grace joined Gallant Funeral Home in October of 2021 as a Practitioner Trainee.  She is a graduate of Skowhegan Area High School Class of 2020.  She then graduated from the Funeral Service program at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts in May of 2022.  Not long after starting college, Grace began working at Marden's and was a cashier for 10 months before leaving in pursuit of work in the mortuary field.  Grace lives in Waterville with her fiance Matt.  Grace enjoys various arts and crafts, gardening, and reading. 

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John O. Gallant Retired

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 has retired from the funeral business.

Dana R. McInnis

Funeral Director/Owner
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I am 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. I reside in Winslow with my wife, Cheryl and we have two Adult sons, Craig and Christopher.

Craig A. McInnis

Funeral Director/Practitioner
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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 a graduate of American Academy of McAllister Institute in 2018.  Craig lives in Waterville with his wife Jennifer and two children Cameron and Jaelynn.

Grace A. Jewell

Practitioner Trainee
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Grace joined Gallant Funeral Home in October of 2021 as a Practitioner Trainee.  She is a graduate of Skowhegan Area High School Class of 2020.  She then graduated from the Funeral Service program at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts in May of 2022.  Not long after starting college, Grace began working at Marden's and was a cashier for 10 months before leaving in pursuit of work in the mortuary field.  Grace lives in Waterville with her fiance Matt.  Grace enjoys various arts and crafts, gardening, and reading. 

John O. Gallant

Retired
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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 has retired from the funeral business.