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Sonia Elizabeth Girault

June 12, 1944 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 77)


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Sonia Elizabeth Girault passed away December 17th, 2021. Born on June 12th, 1944 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Sonia was the daughter of Faine Jean-Baptiste and Henriette Doran. Sonia had a presence that made all feel loved and appreciated. She was an extremely loving and giving mother, grandmother, wife, sister and friend.

Sonia is predeceased by her husband Hegel Girault and survived by and lovingly remembered by her daughter Sheila Smith married to Keith R. Smith jr and her grandchildren Keith R. Smith III, Kyle A. Smith, Kristian I. Smith, Kollin C. Smith and Sonia E. Smith, as well as her great granddaughter Isabella Danielle Smith.

Sonia will also be greatly missed by her sisters, Florence Larosilliere, Monique McCalla, Marlene Duchatellier, Ginette Erie, Yanick Degraff, Carole Jean-Baptiste, her brother  Nerva Jean-Baptiste as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

We knew that you would not be with us forever and now you are an angel up above watching and protecting us….. never goodbye, but see you later to a wonderful woman and a beautiful mother.

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January 2, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
O'Brien-Sheipe Funeral Home Inc.
640 Elmont Road
Elmont, NY 11003

Funeral Mass
January 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
115-50 221st Street
Cambria Heights, NY 11411

Interment following funeral mass

Greenfield Cemetery
650 Nassau Road
Uniondale, NY 11553

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