Thom and Marc Girard died in a tragic drowning accident. Thom, a father if five, was a leader in the Knights of Lepanto Encampment, and Marc, 18, a recent HS grad was about to enter the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate Friary in Maine, NY.
Here is a video of their tragic story.
They are survived by Thom's wife Carol, and four children, Adam, 17, Jacqueline, 15, Lucas, 11, and Hannah 7. There have been several fundraisers for the Girard family including a Chicken Barbecue at the Voluntown Firehouse, and an a concert starring Eric Genius at the Norwich Free Academy where Marc graduated this year, on September 21.
A fund to help the family is set up at:
Bank of America
590 West Main St (Rt 82)
Norwich, CT 06360