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Richard P. Garant

July 21, 1940 ~ July 28, 2022 (age 82)

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West Wareham- Richard P. Garant, 82, husband of Barbara L. (Ames) Garant, passed away on July 28, 2022,  at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston.  He was born in Fall River the son of the late Joseph O. and Stella H. (Dobek) Garant.

A 1958 B.M.C. Durfee High School graduate, U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and an avid sports fan.  Richard was a retired Boston 379 Teamster.  He was a heavy construction equipment operator and truck driver.  He drove for Texaco, Getty, Mobil, Tide Water Associated Oil, Co., Rebel Trucking and co-owned R & B Garant Transportation Co.

He was survived by his children; Steffanie L. Phillips of Wareham, Michelle L. Wilson of Westport, Brett T. Joubert of NC, Holly J. Garant of Somerset, Brian E. Joubert of Wareham, Tracy A. Priestner of Westport and his mother in-law Laura Ames of W. Wareham.  He was also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends.  He was the father of the late Bradford T. Joubert and brother of the late Carol A. Garant.

Memorial visiting hours will be held on Thursday August 4, 2022 from 4-6pm in the Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center Street Wareham.  Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit

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Memorial Visitation
August 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wareham Village Funeral Home
5 Center Street
Wareham, MA 02571

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