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GIRARDET, Philip E.

GIRARDET - Philip E. February 12, 2016, age 93 of East Aurora and Orchard Park, NY. Dear husband of late Lucille (nee Wright); loving father of Wayne (Cyndi), Gary (Laurie) and late Glenn Girardet; cherished grandfather of Jennie (Ken) Kristiansen, Kiera (Joel) Cislo, Benjamin (Nicole) Girardet, Adam Girardet, Jenifer (Jeff) Arnold, Sarah (Brian) Johnson, Danielle (Jason) Hyrek and Jacob (Amanda) Girardet; beloved great-grandfather to Will, Andrew, Emma, Ryan, Matthew, Eleanor, Meg, Emma and Olivia. WW II veteran proudly served as an engineer on oil tankers supplying the Allies. President of EM Donohue Co. Lifetime member of the East Aurora Country Club and could proudly boast of two holes in one. His renowned "fastball" on the Mulligans bowling league will be hard to replace. He was an avid reader and loved doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and had decorated his apartment with over 250 jigsaw puzzles. He took up motorcycling in his 60's and toured Europe, British Columbia and New Zealand in motorcycle groups with family and friends Philip donated his body to the University at Buffalo Medical School. Private graveside services will be held in Lake Ronkonkoma, NY at a date to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Philips name to www.kevinguesthouse.org.

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