1942 – 2022
Dayville – Estelle Girard, 79, of Alexander’s Lake, died Saturday morning, April 23, 2022, at Westview Healthcare. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to the late Robert E. Girard, Sr. who passed away on March 10, 2021. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Lorraine (Plasse) Benoit.
On May 30, 1964, at St. Mary Church of the Visitation she was united in marriage to Robert E. Girard, Sr.
Mrs. Girard was the owner and operator of Belle Park Fashions in Dayville for many years after which she works as a secretarial clerk at Spirol International.
Mrs. Girard enjoyed building puzzles, gardening, and loved spending time on Alexander’s Lake with her family and friends, she especially loved afternoon boat rides around the lake.
Estelle is survived by her children, Karen Edgar and her husband David of Avon and Robert Girard, Jr., and his partner Ellen Corsell of Kent; her grandchildren, Ryan Edgar of Avon, Evan Edgar of Avon, and Taylor Edgar of Lynchburg, VA; and her siblings, Rev. Raymond P. Benoit of Chelmsford, MA and Janice Phaneuf and her husband Bernard of Woodstock. She was predeceased by her sister, Gloria Bicknell.
All services will be handled privately by the family. Cremation services have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.