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Fernand L. Girard

May 5, 1929 ~ September 3, 2018 (age 89)


In Loving Memory of
Mr. Fernand L. Girard
May 5th, 1929 – September 3rd, 2018


With great sorrow his family announces his passing on Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at the Lady Minto Hospital at the age of 89. He was the son of the late Raphael ‘’Léo’’ Girard and Marie Rose Girard (Tousignant).

He leaves in mourning his wife Emma (nee Prevost), his children Robert Girard (Melanie Rogers), Wendy (John) Lecours, Gary Girard(Debbie Gill), Lisa (Ken) Smith, his grandchildren Keith, Sarah, Cheryl, Lindsay, Jason, Robbie, Coralynn, Shyann and Ryler, his great-grandchildren, Jayden, Christopher, Benny, John-Paul, Sophia, Estelle, Francessca, Hector, Gaston and Sariah. He was the brother of Edgar (late Lucille) Girard, Denis Paul (late Jeannine) Girard, late Albert (Jeannine) Girard, Conrad (late Anita) Girard, Lauré (Huguette) Girard, Lucien (Betty) Girard, André (Mariette) Girard, late Lina (late Vernon) Nichols and late baby Mariette.

Fernand liked restoring old ‘’Antique’’ car model ‘’A’’ Ford.

Visitation will be held at the Génier Gauthier Funeral Home, 70 Seventh Ave, Cochrane on Friday September 7th, 2018 from 7pm to 9 pm and Saturday, September 8th, 2018 from 9 to 10 am, followed by the funeral service at 10:30 am at the Génier Gauthier Funeral Home with Father Richard Fortin officiating. Interment will be held at the Cochrane Civic Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Villa Minto Nursing Home. If you wish to send online condolences to his family, to share your memories or pictures of Fernand, visit

Funeral Arrangements entrusted to:
Maison Funéraire Génier Gauthier Funeral Home
70 – 7th, Ave South, Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
Telephone: (705) 272-5726

Donations may be made to:

Villa Minto Nursing Home
241-8th Street, Cochrane ON P0L 1C0

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