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Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Wednesday October 7th, 2020
4:00pm - 7:30pm

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Memorial Service

Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Wednesday October 7th, 2020
7:30pm

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Thomas A. Girard

Thomas (Tom) Girard (1974-2020)

Thomas A. Girard, age 46, of Lockport, IL, passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 at home.

Tom is survived by his loving daughter Sydney. Parents, William Tally and Sue (Smiley) Girard; Brother Neal Girard and Sister and Brother-in Law, Amy and Gary Lee.  He is also survived by niece, Niki Girard, nephews Ryan, Dylan and Jayden Lee, his lifelong best friend Kareem Shaikh and numerous cousins.

Tom loved his daughter more than anything.  He was a lifelong White Sox fan and loved all Chicago sports.  He was a lover of music; Especially playing the guitar and singing to anyone who would listen.  He spent the last 11 years working in bankruptcy law with Diaz Anselmo Lindberg, P.A.

Services for Tom will be Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 2020 at Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 4:00, followed by a Memorial Service at 7:30.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Sydney Robison-Girard in support of her college education is appreciated.


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its disheartening i havent been in on adult tom, i think of him often and fondly...my condolences to all family and friends

teresa (rafac) carlisle Oct 17 2020 12:00 AM

Tom was the most genuine person I will ever meet. Smart, witty, and humble. I looked up to him even as we grew older and somewhat apart, as we started our life journey's on different paths, but yet still managed to keep in touch once a year. Tom helped me so much in his sage and truthful advice. He played such a key part of my life, as he touched all of us in an honest way we could only hope for. He was a great friend, brother, son, uncle....you name it, he did it well. Never afraid of what people would think, he got up on those stages of life and sang like there was no tomorrow, where everyone got to enjoy his gift of music. I loved this man like I loved none other. He will always have a special place in my heart. Huge prayers to his family and friends who will have Tom's loving memories in their hearts and souls. Sing on, brother. I love you.

Jeff Norton Oct 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Girard

Brenda Magers Oct 5 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Praying for my dear friends Sue and Tally, Neal, Amy and all their families. Love all of you and will be thinking of you.

Brenda Magers Oct 5 2020 12:00 AM

I remember this sweet boy coming to church with his big sister and brother, and mom and dad....I am so sorry for your loss, dear friends. I will be praying for Tom to night, for his peace and new life in God, and for you as you grieve your great loss. Love, Bruce Sylvester

Bruce Sylvester Oct 4 2020 12:00 AM

Tom has been in our life since he was five years old.My Son Kareem and Tom became friends since Kinder Garten And have been Best friends for All these years.It was Easy to love Tom,a smart,handsome,easy going,humble,free spirit.I Always enjoyed our long conversations at many a gathering.Last I met him at Kareems birthday bash, we talked of being in Puerto Rico together.I would have really liked that. I also attended his Music gigs with Kareem and really enjoyed their performances.He was always in a happy mood, polite and friendly.You don't meet many young persons so comfortable with Old folks!
I will Miss Tom. May God take care of him in Heaven.May God take care of his family.May God take care of his friends.

Niaz Shailh Oct 4 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Girard

Nereida Shaikh Oct 4 2020 12:00 AM