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William Giroux

William J. Giroux

Saturday, March 4th, 1939 - Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Obituary

WATERFORD William J. Giroux, 80, of 6th St. died suddenly Tuesday February 18, 2020 at his residence. Born in Cohoes he was the son of the late Palin and Laurianna Peletier Giroux. He was a 1957 graduate of Cohoes High School and was a star football and basketball player there.

Bill was employed for 43 years by the former Niagara Mohawk Co. and retired in 1999. He was a member of the 25 Year Club there. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was an avid NY Giants fan. He enjoyed his cars and boats and was a sports enthusiast. He also enjoyed fishing, going to the races at Saratoga but most of all he relished the time he spent with his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Barbara Ann McClement Giroux. He was the devoted father of Stacy Hall (Robert) of Waterford and the late Catherine and William Giroux. He was the brother of Lillian Fernet of Cohoes and brother in law of Deborah McClement of Troy, Nancy Loudis (Joe) of Cohoes, Beatrice Peterson (Scott) of Waterford and the late Frank McClement. He was the proud grandfather of Emily Giroux of Waterford and great grandfather of Amalia, Briella and Corinna Fitch. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 11 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Waterford. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waterford.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Saturday prior to the funeral from 8:30 – 10:30 am.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Assoc., 50 Colvin Ave, Albany, NY 12206.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 8:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    Address
    133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Saint Mary of the Assumption Church
    Address
    119 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Address
    Middletown Rd.
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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Affiliations

  • Crucifix
  • NY Giants
  • US Army

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JoAnne Hines

Posted at 06:48am
I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He had such a unique laughter that just made you smile. I will miss him. Please let me know if there is anything you need. I am only a few steps away. Love to all...JoAnne Hines
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Posted at 07:23pm
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort during this difficult time. With great love, Jessica Proctor Henley and Kim Proctor
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Posted at 03:37pm
Sending our prayers to the entire family. With love - Savanna & Cj
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Matt, Meghan and Hannah

Posted at 12:18pm
We'll miss you Uncle Bill
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Carol DeCelle

Posted at 02:53am
Barbara and family am very sorry for your lose. I have thought of you many times since we worked together at the Coloes hospital . I wish we could of kept in touch . Your friend Carol DeCelle (Bladen)
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