Jean R. Giroux
Jean R. Giroux, 82, of Plainfield Township, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 11, 2020, at St. Luke's Hospice House in Lower Saucon Township. She was the wife of the late Paul G. Giroux, with whom she shared 57 loving years of marriage prior to his passing in 2017. Born in Randolph, Vermont, she was a daughter of the late Ethan N. and Gladyce I. (Newman) Scott.
A graduate of Randolph High School, Jean also graduated from the former Worcester City Hospital Nursing School in Massachusetts. She was a registered nurse for several years, before retiring in 1991 from Easton Hospital as an operating room nurse. Through the years, Jean enjoyed several cruise vacations, shared many fond memories of fishing at the pond on their property, was an avid reader, and enjoyed quilting and crafts. She was a member of St Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Pen Argyl, and its Young at Heart Group.
She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her daughter, Shari G. Rosenberry and her husband, Todd, of Washington Township; sons, Stephen P. Giroux of Lower Mount Bethel Township, and Stuart M. Giroux and his wife, Karen R., of Plainfield Township; six grandchildren, Zach Giroux and his wife, Marielena, of Washington Township, Sara Williams and her husband, Wade, of Bangor, Ethan Rosenberry of Charlotte, NC, Jake Rosenberry of Washington Township, Natasha Broughal and her husband, James, of Little River, SC, and Josh Frey of Bangor; seven great-grandchildren with one on the way; and a sister, Judith Bryant and her husband, Arthur, of Sarasota, FL; a sister-in-law, Aline Giroux, FMM (Franciscans Missionaries of Mary) of Providence, RI. In addition to her husband, Paul, she was predeceased by a son, Scott E. Giroux, in 2005.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, Mrs. Giroux's viewing, Mass of Christian Burial, and interment, will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the George G. Bensng Funeral Home, LLC, Village of Moorestown - Bath. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered in memory of Mrs. Giroux to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, 300 W. Babbit Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072.
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Published in The Express Times on May 17, 2020.