GLENVILLE — Wilfred J. Giroux, 62, of Scotia, passed away at home on Sunday, November 19, 2006, after a short illness.
Born in Schenectady, he was the son of Isabelle Sherman and the late Clement Giroux. Wilford was a lifelong area resident. He was a building contractor at Giroux Building Group where he was president and CEO. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1963 to 1967, with the rank of A1C E- 4 at the time of discharge. Mr. Giroux was a member of the U.S. Power Squadron, Schenectady Yacht Club, various professional organizations and enjoyed boating and spending time outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne R. Comstock of Scotia; stepdaughter-in-law, Kristie Comstock; daughter, Tracey Giroux; son, James Giroux of Scotia; stepsons, Ronald, Bradley and Glenn Comstock; mother, Isabelle Sherman of Elizabethtown, N.Y.; sister, Barbara Fraley of North Carolina; brother, Fred Giroux of Niskayuna; and two grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Clement Giroux, Wilford was predeceased by his brother, David Giroux.
Calling hours were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Rd., Glenville. Memorial services were Friday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. from Glenville Funeral Home. Interment at Gerald BH Solomon National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ellis Hospital Foundation, with dedication to the A-6 nursing unit.