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Katherine Mary Girard

November 25, 1932 ~ September 2, 2018 (age 85)
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Katherine Mary Girard of Smyrna, DE passed away peacefully at home on Sunday September 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

She was 85.  

Mrs. Girard was born on November 25, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Chambers.

Katherine was an avid reader and loved her dogs. She had dogs for many years and cherished all of them. She was also a doll collector and knick-knacks of all sorts.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alan Girard; and her son, Steve Girard.

She is survived by her 4 sons, Lawrence J. Girard and his wife Dianne of the Philadelphia area, Greg Girard and his wife Debra of Smyrna, DE, Mark E. Girard of Smyrna, and Mike A. Girard and his wife Claudine of Collegeville, PA; 3 daughters, Karen T. Miranda and her husband Paul of Landenberg, PA, Christine M. Tracy and her husband Tom of Philadelphia, and Jeanette M. Joreger and her husband Tim of the Orlando, FL area; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. 

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 12 pm in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located on 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, DE, where friends may call at 11 am.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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