Gary R. Giraud, 56, passed away Wednesday afternoon at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.
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He was born in Oakwood, Staten Island, New York, a son of the late Jerry and Gertrude Giraud. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Baruch College.
He was married in 1984 in Staten Island to his wife, Christine, and later moved to Mountain Top in 1995 after accepting a job in the area. He worked at Bank of America in the global trade services department as a senior vice president.
He traveled all over the world for business and often brought along his wife and children. He loved cooking, watching the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys and spending time on his family's boat in New York and New Jersey. Most of all, he cherished spending time with his wife and children.
He was a loving husband and father and a very intelligent and caring man.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Christine; three children, Daniel, 26, Tara, 23, and Rachel, 19; and three sisters, Terry, Lenore and Donna.
Funeral services will be 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Hanley Funeral Home, 60 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island. Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Staten Island.
Published in Times Leader from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30, 2013