Hunter K. Giroux, 54, of Ellington, loving husband of 30 years to Karen (Carmon) Giroux, died unexpectedly on Nov. 27, 2012.
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He was born in North Adams, Mass., the son of Audrey S. (Krull) Giroux of Lanesboro, Mass., and the late Donald K. Giroux. Hunter grew up in Lanesboro, where he graduated from Mount Greylock High School and continued his education at Berkshire Community College and Worcester State University. Hunter's successful business career culminated with him leading Connecticut Occupational Medicine Partners, an affiliate of St. Francis Hospital. Hunter actively contributed to Ellington's youth sports programs, coaching and serving on the Parks and Recreation Commission. He also was a member of the Ellington Ridge Country Club and treasured participating in outdoor activities with his family and friends in Vermont.
In addition to his wife and his mother, Hunter is survived by his three children, Cody, Brady, and Trevor; his sister, Deborah Wetherell and her husband, Terry, of Dalton, Mass.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
His family will receive friends for calling hours on Friday, Nov. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. Luke Church, 141 Maple St., Ellington. Burial will follow in Ellington Center Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Hunter may be made to the Ellington Recreation Department, 31 Arbor Way, P.O. Box 187, Ellington, CT 06029.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, 2012