Helen Girard

Obituary of Helen L. Girard

Peabody – Helen L. (Fein) Girard 98, wife of the late Robert H. Girard Sr., died Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Beverly Hospital. Born and raised in Boston, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Schroth) Fein. She received her education in the Boston School system and graduated from Dorchester High School, class of 1938. Mrs. Girard had been employed for eight years as a bookkeeper at the former Bank of New England until the time of her retirement in 1982. A resident at the Linden at Danvers for the pasts two years, prior to that she had resided in Lynn for eight years, Yarmouth for two years and in Peabody for twenty-five years. Helen enjoyed wintering in Davie, Florida with her husband for over twenty years. A dedicated mother to her four children, Mrs. Girard enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughter, Eleanor Gemma and her husband, Anthony of Cary, NC, three sons, Robert H. Girard Jr. and his wife, Marsha Shepard of Woburn, David M. Girard and his wife, Gisele of Danvers and John J. Girard of Lynn, ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Marie Treggiari and Irene Dirksmeier. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Ann’s Church, 140 Lynn St., Peabody, Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friend are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in the Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. All attendees are required to wear mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to The Family Restored, P.O. Box 10116, Portland, ME 04104 (www.thefamilyrestored.org).