Timothy Girot


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Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:36 pm
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Funeral services for Timothy "Tim" A. Girot, 52, of East Moline, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Girot died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Tim was born Feb. 14, 1960, in Moline, the son of William and Phyllis Bennett Girot. He graduated from United Township High School, East Moline, in the Class of 1978. He had worked for Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus and Cross Town Square, Silvis. He loved hunting and fishing. He was an avid Miami Dolphins fan.
Survivors include his mother, Phyllis Girot, East Moline; brothers, James Girot, Rapids City, and Daniel Girot (fiancee, Tracey Wolf), Silvis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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