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Elaine Y. Girard

March 29, 1944 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 75)


Elaine Y. (Chantigny) Girard, 75, of Biddeford, passed away on July 16, 2019 at Seal Rock surrounded by her family. She was born on March 29, 1944 in Biddeford to Gerard and Marie Jeanne (Corriveau) Chantigny.


Elaine grew up in Biddeford and went to local schools, graduating from St. Andre High school in 1962. After graduating, Elaine married Raymond Girard on May 30, 1963 at St. Andre’s Church. Elaine worked as a bank teller before retiring in 2001 and volunteered for ten years at Southern Maine Medical Center. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, traveling, needlepoint, cross stitch, taking walks, and spending time with her family and friends.


Elaine is survived by her beloved husband, Raymond; sons, Nelson and his wife Tammy Jo Girard of North Waterboro, Randy and his wife Jamie Girard of Biddeford, Michael Girard of Rowlett, TX, and Ryan and his wife Carie Girard of Biddeford; brothers, Gerard and his wife Doris Chantigny, of Biddeford, and Lucien Chantigny, of Biddeford. She also leaves behind six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Elaine is predeceased by her parents and her sister in law, Denise Chantigny.


There will be no calling hours, Graveside Service will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.  Arrangements were made by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit



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Graveside Service
July 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Josephs Cemetery
120 West St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

No Visiting Hours

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