Benton- Shawn D. Giroux, 50 of Benton, Maine passed away on Wednesday December 22,2021 unexpectedly, after a long illness. Shawn grew up and went to Winslow schools. Being a carpenter by trade he really loved his craft and ran his own construction business most of his adult life. Having an extraordinary green thumb, Shawn really enjoyed growing plants and outside gardening. Shawn had several hobbies but was most passionate about motor sports such as four wheeling and snowmobiling, he also enjoyed playing guitar. Being a family man who loved his family with all his heart, loved to have barbecues and family gatherings. Shawn was also very excited about becoming a grandfather. He will be missed by so many who loved him. Shawn was predeceased by his father, Leon Giroux of Oakland, Step-father, Gabriel Dostie of Sidney. He is survived by his wife, Misty Giroux of Benton; 3 daughters, Monique Giroux of Tennessee, Ariel Giroux of Benton, Victoria Giroux of Norridgewock; his mother, Donna Dostie of Sidney; 2 sisters, Tammy & Bill Mullen of Oakland and Cheryl & Jim Wentworth of Sidney; 3 nieces; 1 nephew; 1 great niece, and several Aunts & Uncles.\r\nFamily and friends may visit from 1-3 pm on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville, Maine. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of Flowers, Donations may be made to the Waterville Humane Society, 100 Webb Road, Waterville, Maine 04901, whereas the Kennebec Behavior Health of Skowhegan will be donating on behalf of Shawn to the Waterville Human Society due to his love of animals.