Paul Giroux
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Obituary of Paul George Giroux

Peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Friday, August 20th, 2021, Paul George Giroux passed away in his 89th year. Beloved husband of 68 years to Esther Giroux (nee Edmondson). Son of the late Clarence and Blondine Giroux (nee Chouinard).

Dear father of Paula (Mau) Roy, Michele (Doug) Kennedy, Brian Giroux, Debbie (Ron) Plourde, Leigh (Mark) McDonald, Mary Giroux ( Fred), Julie (Dennis) Brown, Lisa Paine, and Laura Giroux.

Cherished grandfather of Christophe (Nicole) Roy, Nicolas (Taylor) Roy, Melissa (Jeremy) Slaats, Nicole Birmingham, Chatner (Kim) DeNuke, Phil Plourde ( Natasha) Justin ( Katie) Plourde, Mary ( Paul) Walsh, Scott Beucklare ( Elise), Stacey ( Corey) Beaulieu, Jenny DeCook, Brianna ( Corey) Watkinson, Trevor Brown ( Brittany) , Tyler Brown, Paula Paine ( Tim), and Josh Paine (Bita). Great grandfather of Eleanor, Everly, Ethan, Liam, Mya, Logan, Cohen, Riley, Emerson , Lennon , Addison, Evan, Owen, Yara, Connor, Savannah, and Gavin.

Paul is survived by his sisters Agnes (the late Richard – 2009) Moon, and Annette (Paul) Trottier; his sisters-in-law Marie (the late William – 2008) VanCaille, and Vickie (Andre) Ouellette); brother-in-law Thomas Edmondson.

Predeceased by his daughter-in law Pattie, sister Ilene, and brother-in-law Jack Solomon.

Paul will be missed by many extended family members and friends.

A Private Family Service will be held on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021. Interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Ridgetown.

Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation or charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, 519-674-3141

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