In Memory of




Obituary for Girard Anthony Plante

Girard A. Plante, 63, Auburndale, MA went to his eternal home on February 14, 2023. Girard was a columnist for the Boston-Post Gazette under his popular column, "Simple Times" for 20 years. He served on the Newton Disability Rights Commission as co-commissioner. Girard received numerous awards, but none matched more than his cause for human rights. Girard was a beloved brother, but most of all a friend to all who knew him. He was referred to as the "Mayor of Newton" and made sure living conditions at his Norumbega Apartments were in tip-top shape and embraced ADA laws. His quick wit and intellect knew no bounds. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church,1321 Centre Street, Newton Center, MA Saturday, February 25th at 10:30AM. To view the services online please visit Donations in his honor may be made to Craig Hospital, 3425 S. Clarkson St., Englewood, CO 80113.