Gardner- Jeffrey Alan Girouard, 61, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2023, at Fitchburg Healthcare after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Kathaleen (Wilder) Girouard; his mother Arlene Josephine (Jazakewicz) Girouard of Gardner, two daughters, Stephanie Girouard and her fiance James Roncarati of Westfield, MA, Jennifer Girouard of Phillipston, Jessica Tervo and significant other Jeremy Hart of Winchendon, Amy Allen and her husband William Allen of Gardner, and grandchildren Bradley, Tanner, Carter, Beckett, and Nora, due in September.
He was born in Gardner on April 30, 1962, a son of the late Raymond Girouard.
He was a 1981 graduate of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School.
He served in the US Army as an SP4 from 1981- 1984. He worked as a truck mechanic for Vacuum Truck Rentals in Northborough. He could often be found curled up in a warm blanket with his cats on a Sunday afternoon watching the Nascar race or the Patriots game.
A memorial service will be held on August 22, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.
There are no calling hours.
Instead of flowers, please consider making a donation to your local animal shelter to honor Jeff's love of animals.
To leave an online condolence, please visit. www.stone-ladeau.com
The Stone Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475 has been entrusted with Jeffrey's funeral arrangements.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Melissa A. McQuaid, funeral directors.