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Louise A. (Quintal) Girard

April 3, 1922 ~ April 7, 2019 (age 97)


ELLSWORTH, ME – Louise A. (Quintal) Girard, 97, of Blue Hill, Maine, completed her life surrounded by family at Blue Hill Hospital Sunday April 7th 2019.

Louise was born and raised in Worcester and lived in North Grafton for many years moving to Blue Hill, Maine in 2003. Louise was the daughter of Frederick and Emma (Grenier) Quintal and was the wife of Valmore  A. Girard who died in 1981.

She leaves three sons, Raymond Girard, Robert Girard and his wife Katherine, Richard Girard and his wife June, all of Worcester; her daughter, Maryanne Lewandowski and her husband Stephen of Deer Isle, ME; 15 grandchildren, Emily Hildebrand, John Lewandowski, Cheryl Smith, David Girard, Scott Girard, Ryan Girard, James Girard, Peter Girard, Jason Girard, Tina Curboy, Rachel Cameron, Christian Girard, Paul Girard, Rose White, and Danny Hogan; 28 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her daughter Michelle Hogan and a sister, Florence Choquette .  

Louise enjoyed travelling and camping with her husband Valmore, playing cards, cooking for her family, especially her famous French meat pies and wonderful desserts.  She also enjoyed going out to dinner and being with family. 

The funeral will be held Friday, April 12, 2019 from Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester, with a Mass at 10:00 am at Blessed Sacrament Church, 555 Pleasant St, Worcester.  Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.  Calling hours are Thursday, April 11 from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home.

To send flowers to Louise's family, please visit our floral section.


April 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rice Funeral Home
300 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609-1805

Funeral Mass
April 12, 2019

10:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
555 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01602

April 12, 2019

12:00 PM
Girard Residence
48 Waterford Drive
Worcester, MA 01601

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