A. J. Girard

March 5, 1919September 12, 2013

A.J. "DELL" GIRARD PORT O'CONNOR - A.J. "Dell" Girard 94 of Port O'Connor passed away September 12, 2013. He was born March 5, 1919 in Berlin, New Hampshire to the late Joseph and Ernestine Glaude Girard. Mr. Girard was a barber for 69 years and a Catholic. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. Dell is survived by his daughters, Betty Dell Girard Causey and husband Jimmy C. and Mary Elizabeth Girard Hawes and husband Michael E; grandchildren: Tamary Talarico and husband Mark, Holly Prather and husband Darrell, Penny Clark and husband Rocky, Sgt. Dana Girard, Meredith Steves and husband David, Hugh Hawes and wife Lindsay; great-grandchildren, James Talarico, Madeleine Talarico, Clayland Prather, Joey Prather, Julia Prather, Jake Clark, Nicholas Clark, Delaney Steves, Mirielle Steves, Mitchell Steves, Addison Hawes, Eden Hawes and baby Hawes on the way. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ray Elizabeth Mars (Stapp) Girard; son, Rene Joseph Girard; brothers, Henry, Bob, Roger and Rene; sisters, Sadie, Lena and Clara. A Rosary will be recited at 7 pm on Sunday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port O'Connor. Funeral Mass will be held at 2 pm on Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Port O'Connor Cemetery with flag folding presentation by the Calhoun County Veterans Joint Honor Guard. Richardson Colonial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, 361-552-2988.


  • Rosary Service Sunday, September 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 16, 2013

A. J. Girard

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September 16, 2013

My deepest sympathy to the family. You are in my prayers at this time of loss. Remembering Barber Dell, my dad, and Tim fishing together brings back many wonderful memories. God Speed and many blessing to Dell and his family.

Donna Striedel