Ross Girard

October 16, 1926 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 94)



Ross Girard Jr. age 94 of Hopwood passed away on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at Laurel Ridge Nursing Center. He was born on October 16th, 1926 in Uniontown, Pa. He is the son of the late Ross Girard Sr. and Jenny (Deforrest) Girard and step-mother, Mollie (Muller) Girard.

Ross was a veteran of World War II having served honorably in the United States Army. He was employed and retired from Uniontown Builders after 41 years.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Betty June (Savage) Girard; his siblings Sara Brown, Virginia Rabatin, Albert Girard and Mary Ichesco; son Dale L. Girard (2015) and daughter Debra Gail (Girard) Yowler (2019).

He is survived by his sister-in-law Kathryn Girard of Uniontown, Pa, son-in-law Bruce W. Yowler of Hopwood, Pa, grandchildren: Dale Brasfield (Kathy) of Shelburn, IN, Tawnya Trainor of Uniontown, Pa and Angela Yowler of Orlando, FL, and special nephew Mickey Ichesco from Ypsilanti, MI and other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will be received in the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME, HOPWOOD, PA on Monday January 4, 2021 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm and Tuesday January 5, 2021 until 11:00am the time of the service with pastor David Herring officiating the service. Interment will follow in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded graveside by AMVETS General Marshal Post 103, Hopwood, Pa.

The family wishes to thank all of his nurses, aids and staff of Laurel Ridge Nursing Center.

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