Father Robert Girardeau laid to rest

BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) - Bulloch County's Father Robert Girardeau was laid to rest Thursday in the Catholic cemetery.

Bishop Kevin Boland and the priests of the Diocese of Savannah celebrated the mass of Christian burial at noon in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

Girardeau was serving in Americus when he passed away but had previously served in Savannah at St. James and the Cathedral. He graduated from Southeast Bulloch High School and Georgia Southern University.

He had been a priest of the Diocese of Savannah for almost 18 years.

Copyright 2011 WTOC. All rights reserved.