Gerald “Jerry” Girard, resident of Bella Vista Apartments in New Haven, retired employee of the City of Milford Sanitation Department, husband of Judi(th) Mead Girard, died April 17, after a long illness; U.S. Navy veteran Vietnam.

Also survived by his daughter, Audra Correll (Brian Correll), four stepchildren, three grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his first wife, Margaret Gerckens Girard, his mother, Virginia Perry, his sister, Judy Girard and his father, Harold Girard.

Memorial contributions: NASCAR Speedway Charities for Children at

Cody-White Funeral Home, Milford.