Paul R. Girardeau Paul R. Girardeau, 54, of Palmyra, Virginia, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Virginia Beach Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul S. and Sybil Girardeau; and one sister, Michelle. He was born in Savannah, and worked most his life as a Mechanic, Welder and maintenance. Survivors include a son, Robert Girardeau of Pennsylvania; a daughter, Maggie Girardeau of Virginia Beach; brothers, John A. Girardeau of California, and Keith Girardeau and wife, Donna, of Savannah, and their children and granddaughters; a sister, Chrystal G. Santamaria of Savannah; two grandchildren; best friend, Mike "Pole" Stefanick of Richmond Hills, Georgia; and devoted special friend, Doris J. Collier. A memorial service will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, September 21, 2013, at Elk Lodge, Charlottesville. In lieu of flowers, bring a dish to Celebrate his Life. Alpneyer's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.