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925 S 27th Street
Phone: 406-245-6427
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Mary Girardot


Saturday, November 3rd, 1928 - Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Mary Frances “Fran” (Reinig) Girardot passed on July 16th, 2019 at the Riverstone Hospice Home. She was born on November 3rd, 1928 in Bozeman, Montana to Jacob and Dorothy Reinig and attended schools in Billings, Mt., graduating from Billings Senior High in 1947. Fran married Lorance “Larry” Girardot, Jr. shortly after graduation. Larry passed away in 2005.
She worked a variety of jobs, including secretary, office manager, and receptionist. With Larry, she co-owned and operated a restaurant in Ranchester, Wyoming.
Upon retirement, Fran volunteered at the Billings Clinic Heart Center and the Alliance Senior Meals program.
Fran’s family and friends remember her as a devoted wife and mother who was fiercely protective of her children. She particularly enjoyed time with neighborhood friends and always looked forward to coffee and lunch dates. She had been described as an especially warm and kind person with a good sense of humor.
Fran is survived by her children Karen, Larry (Sherry), and Scott (Kristine), all of Billings, as well as her grandchildren Megan Schneiter (Kalispell), Trevor Girardot (Billings), Misty Cummings (Billings), Crystal Vasquez (Washington), Christian Girardot (Billings), Aaron Hondrick (Denver), Alicia Schwarz (Billings), and Katie Girardot (Billings). She is also survived by her brother Harry Samuelson (Denver), and great-grandchildren.
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Private family graveside service. Cards may be sent to: Smith West Chapel, Family of M. Frances Girardot, 304 34th St W, Billings, MT 59102


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Laura Weber

Posted at 10:11pm
A name from your past (Laura O'Leary Weber) offering condolences on the loss of your beloved Mother. My hope for all of you is that she passed peacefully and you are comforted by the fact that she has been reunited with loved ones who passed before her.
May she Rest In Peace.

Bessie LaCar

Posted at 06:31pm
Sherry, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. You and Larry are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love Carol Terpstra

Debra Lindquist

Posted at 06:37pm
I remember Fran as friendly, loving and having such a zest for life. She treated me as though she had known me all my life and was a wonderful woman. I will miss her. My sincere condolences to you all. May you find some comfort in knowing that others care.
Debra Lindquist

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